Found July 23, 2012 on
Love My Bravos:
I was really hoping for a series sweep in our nation's capital (weren't we all?), but I'll take a split. Those first two games were amazing! Let's look at some pictures from all of them...
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 20: Michael Bourn #24 of the Atlanta Braves hits a triple in the ninth inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on July 20, 2012 in Washington, DC.
Atlanta Braves' Paul Janish looks for the call after he scored on a triple by Michael Bourn in the ninth inning of a baseball game against Washington Nationals, Friday, July 20, 2012, in Washington. The Braves won 11-10 in 11 innings.
Atlanta Braves' Paul Janish hits a single to drive in Dan Uggla with the go-ahead run in the 11th inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Friday, July 20, 2012, in Washington. The Braves won 11-10 in 11 innings.
First save as a Brave! His first save was *against* us, you know. 2007, when he was with the Tigers. (He also got his fi...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
There is nothing more entertaining than watching professional athletes fall down and Atlanta Braves infielder Martin Prado checks in with this tumble.
It happened during Monday night's Braves/Marlins affair as Prado attempted to hit a Mike Dunn pitch out of the park but ended up swinging and missing.
That swing was so great that is sent Prado tumbling out of the batter...
The starting rotation was supposed to be a strength for the Braves, but they instead opened today with just one qualified starter with a sub-4.40 ERA. Ben Sheets has provided a lift two starts into his comeback and Tim Hudson has been his typically reliable self, but Mike Minor, Randall Delgado, and Jair Jurrjens have struggled to varying degrees while Brandon Beachy blew out his...
The Atlanta Braves may be in search of an offensive spark, but they appear to be close to landing an impact piece for their rotation.
With a potential trade for Ryan Dempster seemingly in the works, Tim Hudson looks to continue his dominance of the Miami Marlins and help the Braves snap a three-game skid Tuesday night.
Atlanta (52-44) has totaled four runs and batted .181 during...
One of my favorite baseball happenings of 2012 occurred yesterday, when John Lannan returned from minor-league exile to stop the Nats’ two-game skid and extend their NL East lead to 2.5 games. It was a big game, as far as July goes, both for the team and the man, who was demoted this spring in favor of Ross Detwiler and Chien-Ming Wang after being the rotation’s bedrock through...
When I was making this GIF, I thought that this looked awfully familiar. Sure enough, Martin Prado did this exact same thing a while back, and I made a GIF of it then too. #Barves
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ryan Zimmerman homered twice and drove in three runs, and Danny Espinosa and Roger Bernadina each had three hits and two RBIs as the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 9-2 to split a four-game series between the top two teams in the NL East.
After Washington blew a 9-0 lead Friday night in an 11-10 loss, the teams split a Saturday doubleheader. The Nationals...
About a half hour ago, rumors began to circulate that the Braves were nearing a deal for a starting pitcher. Then, it was rumored that Ryan Dempster was the guy that the Braves were in on. Now, Braves beat writer Mark Bowman has confirmed that Dempster is going to the Braves, The return is unknown, but Bowman expects young Braves starter Randall Delgado to be involved.
On August 12, the Discovery Channel will begin its highly anticipated, 25th annual “Shark Week”, highlighting some of the craziest shark related stories in history. However, for some special “shark” fans in Washington, this two-week wait has become nonexistent, with the Nationals’ own “shark”, Roger Bernadina, headlining his own show this July.
In the past 22 days...
The Braves were reportedly close to finalizing a deal to acquire right-handed pitcher Ryan Dempster from the Cubs, which would bolster their starting rotation to make a run at the division-leading Washington Nationals, but Dempster said via Twitter that there was no trade. Multiple outlets reported the deal was close, but contingent upon Dempster waving his full no-trade clause...
The Atlanta Braves just squandered a great chance to move closer to the top of the NL East, but they're still in a good spot.
The Miami Marlins, meanwhile, haven't been in a worse position all season.
Atlanta goes for a fourth straight victory at Miami on Monday night when the Marlins try to avoid a season high-tying sixth straight defeat.
After back-to-back wins over...
Bryce Harper homered his first time up in New York, then hit a tiebreaking single to key a six-run burst in the 10th inning Monday night that sent the Washington Nationals over the Mets 8-2.
Shortstop Ruben Tejada's error on a potential double-play ball set up the big 10th. Ryan Zimmerman hit a three-run double and Michael Morse added a two-run homer as the NL East-leading Nationals...
This is just wrong LOL. Photo courtesy of readtheapple.com
Well folks, it’s Star Wars night again. Even Jabba the Hutt, er I mean Snooki, will be in attendance. Now I have to go shower because I wrote her into this report.
Hopefully a bit of “Force” can break the Mets out of this horrendous slump that has put them below .500 for the first time this season. However...
NEW YORK-Adam LaRoche's two-run homer-the third of five straight two-out hits off R.A. Dickey-broke a tie and started a four-run sixth inning for the Washington Nationals, and Gio Gonzalez allowed an unearned run on two hits over seven strong innings as the Nationals beat the reeling New York Mets 5-2 on Tuesday. The Nationals' fourth straight win improved their National...
Citi Field (Flushing, NY)
Washington (57-39) «0001040005111
N.Y. Mets (47-50)010000010231
W: G. Gonzalez (13-5) L: R. Dickey (13-2)
S: T. Clippard (17)
HR: WAS - A. LaRoche (17) NYM - J. Valdespin (7)
Adam LaRoche hit a two-run home run and R.A. Dickey lost a game for the first time in over three months as the Washington Nationals took a...