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The Howard- anytime a player hits a homerun, strikes out, and commits an error in the same game. Dan Uggla and his Braves are off to a hot start. Uggla leads the Majors in Howards, while the Braves seem to win every game. Atlanta is 12-1, leaving the Phillies 6 games out of 1st place already. They've launched a MLB leading 25 homeruns, are scoring 5.2 runs per game, and have 1.83 ERA. This team could get stronger too, once Freeman and McCann return from the DL and Heyward and BJ Upton start hitting. Yikes!Clearwater Hitters:The Clearwater Threshers, Phils Single-A team, scored 15 runs and collected 27 hits yesterday. That's craziness. It was good to see some of the Phillies minor leaguers hit, because up and down through the organization, offense has been paltry.Strange Double Header: Through 8 and a half innings last night, the Phillies and Reds put zeroes on the scoreboard. Then the sky opened up and let loose, relieving the fans in attendance from an otherwise boring...
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The Atlanta Braves made a series of power moves in the off-season and they are paying off.
The headlines stated early that Justin Upton and his brother BJ would make a huge difference for the club both in the outfield and at the plate.
The team is riding a 10-game winning streak that is its longest since they won 15 straight in the spring of 2000.
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The reaction was enough for us all to jump to conclusions. It had to be a tear. It wasn't a simple strain. It didn't cramp up. Luis Avilan had to have tore his hamstring. When he was help off the field, our initial thoughts were solidified. When he was carted off, our fears were confirmed. There has not been an official diagnosis yet, but it seems clear that...
Jason Heyward, Justin Upton and Dan Uggla homered in the eighth inning, and Juan Francisco hit a pair of solo shots earlier in the game to help the Atlanta Braves win their 10th straight with a 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
Atlanta's 10-game winning streak is its longest since the club won 15 straight from April 15-May 2, 2000. The Braves are 12-1...
The Atlanta Braves are the hottest team in MLB as the 2013 season gets fully into gear. Many analysts had consigned the Braves to caddie-status to the Washington Nationals. However one off-season move has paid immediate dividends that, coupled with superb pitching, has propelled the Braves to a smoking hot start with the powerful bat of Justin Upton leading the way. Upton’s power...
So you probably heard about the Atlanta Braves second loss of the season yesterday, a 1-0 defeat in Atlanta at the hands of mighty Wade Davis and the Royals. In actuality, this win was gifted to Davis by none other than the most pitcher-friendly son of a ***** in on earth.
That’s right, when this asshole is behind home plate; a pitcher is sure to get healthy in a hurry. He has...
Wilson Ramos and Justin Upton tie for the best homer pimp of the week.
Evan Gattis’ first MLB hit, homer, and bat flip
So yeah … that happened.
Anthony Rizzo came close to hitting it into the water…
…Carlos Gonzalez did.
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Team News and Notes
Atlanta Braves (12-1)
The Braves continue to plow over any team in their way, as they are thoroughly dominating their opponents and remain in first place in the NL East. The Braves tomahawked the reigning NL East champs in Washington this past weekend, with a clean sweep of their three game series, while outscoring them to the tune of...
Today's shutout by the Kansas City Royals aside, the Atlanta Braves haven't had a lot to complain about so far this season and they have been getting yet more good news regarding first baseman Freddie Freeman. Freeman is on track to return next week as he continues his recovery from an oblique injury that has affected him since before opening day.
The Braves' first...