Found October 23, 2012 on
Love My Bravos:
That's it. Omar and Gregor. (Melky doesn't count.) (Oh yeah, Octavio Dotel, too. I don't think he was ever a lovvie, though.) But THESE two guys... I think we all loved these two.
Alison was over last night watching the NLCS game 7, and we were discussing how we're cheering our hearts out for Omar ~personally~ (just Google his face!!) but not necessarily for the Tigers. I still have an unnatural affinity for the Giants; I blame 2010 and the first season of The Franchise.
So here's who I'm cheering for...
Tigers: Omar, Dotel (I guess), and sometimes I like watching Prince. I really wish I could like Verlander. He's pretty and he's a good pitcher, but I've heard so many "he's such [a jerk]" stories that I can't like him.
Giants: Jeremy Affeldt ("grape juice" > that chin hair thing), Bumgarner (I have family in Hickory), Matt Cain (his baby girl has his identical face!!), SERGIO ROMO (whose beard I always liked better t...
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The answer seems obvious.
Now that Chipper Jones has retired, the Atlanta Braves will simply give the third-base job toMartin Prado.
Prado is an established major league hitter, with a career .295 average. It might be his best position of the three second base, third and left field he has played regularly with the Braves. And hes a strong clubhouse presence, one...
I would be so freaked out if Kimmie showed up at my door with pizza, y'all. Guess I don't have to worry about this since I never order Domino's, BUT STILL.
Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann saw his year of 2012 get even worse last week when he learned that his shoulder was injured worse than previously thought and that he will need six months to rehab his labrum, Dave O’Brien reports. Dr. Xavier Duralde operated on the posterior portion of the labrum in McCann’s right [...]
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The answer seems obvious.
Now that Chipper Jones has retired, the Braves will simply give the third base job toMartin Prado.
Prado is an established major-league hitter with a career .295 average. It might be his best position of the three second base, third and left field hes played regularly with the Braves. And hes a strong clubhouse presence, one of the ultimate...
Chipper Jones was a great leader in the Braves clubhouse
Chipper Jones was the Atlanta Braves’ unquestioned leader and player’s mouthpiece. Now that he has retired who will fill that void?
Catcher Brian McCann was the consensus choice, but his injury situation will either take him elsewhere or keep him on the shelf a considerable amount of time next season. Nix McCann.
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.
1. Best Possible Michael Bourn-Related Headlines
2. World Series Game One Event
3. Contract Crowdsourcing: DH Types
Best Possible Michael Bourn-Related Headlines
In yesterday’s edition of the Notes, dedicated largely to contract crowdsourcing for center-field free agents, I asked readers to submit...
David Ross had a very solid 2012 season culminating in a 3 hit playoff game against the St. Louis Cardinals
Atlanta Braves back-up catcher David Ross had another solid season. With Brian McCann’s mounting injuries, Ross played 62 games, his most ever as a Brave. Lets grade his 2012 efforts:
Hitting: Ross’ average (.256), on base percentage (.321) , slugging percentage ...