Found April 16, 2012 on
Love My Bravos:
Home Opener! We had beautiful weather and it was so great to see friends, old and new, all around the park. I only went to Friday's game, but it was exactly as exciting as you'd hope. My pictures below, followed by some pro photos...
my usher friend Constance says, "I love it when you come to BP. (Stuff) gets interesting when you're here." Heh, I'm glad? ;D
Huddy directing traffic, Meds squatting
Kimmie kicked JV's glove, went to retrieve it for him, and kicked it again.
I don't know how amused Jonny was. Check out where his glove is now.
Freddie's arms are insanely long! And this is insanely cute!
Beachy responding to the crowd
Alex still doesn't suffer any fools.
National Anthem by The Civil Wars
My brother says these were F-5 Tigers. (He designs wings for naval aircraft.)
ceremonial first pitch
What are they making the Rookie of the Year carry. That is a camo rolling carry-on bag, isn't it?
Marteen played third; A...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Jair Jurrjens liked the way he pitched in his last start.
No, believe him. He really did.
Forget the fact that he gave up seven hits and five runs in five-plus innings for the Braves against Milwaukee on Friday, Jurrjens was pleased.
In the second, he gave up consecutive home runs to George Kottaras and former teammate Alex Gonzalez.
And then in the sixth, pitching with an 8...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Chipper Jones hit a three-run homer in his return after missing two games, Brandon Beachy pitched seven strong innings and the surging Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-4 on Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Jason Heyward also homered for the Braves, who have won five straight after losing their first four games. Beachy gave up three hits and one unearned run in seven...
Do you remember those four straight losses to begin the season?
I didn't think so.
The Braves don't either.
Five wins in a row are a great way of making folks forget the past, more handy than those little strobe lights they used in the "Men in Black" flicks.
That dismal start is long gone and everything is clicking for the Braves, who used every part of their...
Chipper Jones hit a three-run homer in his return after missing two games, Brandon Beachy pitched seven strong innings and the surging Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-4 on Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Jason Heyward also homered for the Braves, who have won five straight after losing their first four games. Beachy gave up three hits and one unearned run in seven innings.
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves finally beat the New York Mets, taking advantage of shaky defense to hand Johan Santana the shortest start of his career in a 9-3 victory Tuesday night.
Tyler Pastornicky's two-run double highlighted a five-run second that finished off Santana. Randall Delgado (2-0) won it for the Braves, who lost their first four games against the Mets this...
The 6-3 Mets are headed to the 5-4 Atlanta Braves tonight, for a re-match of the opening series in which the Braves appeared to sleep through their alarm for the early 1pm games.
The Braves got swept in New York, but since then have won 5 of their last 6 games. So we need to be careful with making assumptions about this week’s series.
Well for starters, the Braves have Chipper...
Rookie Tyler Pastornicky belted a two-run double to highlight a five-run second inning and Freddie Freeman also drove in a pair of runs as the host Atlanta Braves posted a 9-3 win over the New York Mets on Tuesday.
The victory was Atlanta's first in five tries versus New York this season.
Freeman capped an 11-pitch at-bat with an RBI double and Pastornicky scored after advancing...
The Atlanta Braves announced on Monday that they will retire righthander John Smoltz's number.
Smoltz spent 20 years with the Braves before spending his last season with both the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals.
The Braves will officially retire No. 29 during a ceremony on June 8.
Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, who were Smoltz's teammates during the team's extended...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Ike Davis hit a tiebreaking three-run homer and Dillon Gee pitched four-hit ball over seven innings, leading the New York Mets to another victory over the Atlanta Braves, 6-1 Monday night.
The Mets snapped Atlanta's five-game winning streak and kept up their early dominance in the NL East rivalry, winning again after a three-game sweep of the Braves in New York...
The Mets abruptly halted the Atlanta Braves five game winning streak in beating the Bravos 6-1 last night as both Fearless Ike and Jason Bay went yard.Dillon Gee pitched seven innings of four hit ball to get his first win of the season. This latest victory was the Mets fourth straight win over the Braves this season.Gee was pleased with his performance: "I was trying...