Photo courtesy of The Daily Gazette Follow us on Twitter at @thedailybraves WOW. WHAT A DAY OF BASEBALL, YESTERDAY WAS. That was the best day of baseball of my life that I can remember. There were zero letdowns or disappointments yesterday. Two games against the Yankees, two wins against the Yankees. Ian Anderson carrying a … Continue reading Sensory Overload
Ian Anderson. Photo courtesy of Nights With Alice Cooper Follow us on Twitter at @thedailybraves for daily content! Not one, but two games today against the Yanks! Man! Can today get any better? Think about what all we have going for us today...The New York Yankees are in town, the Evil Empire, the team everyone … Continue reading What A Day For Baseball
Photo courtesy of Talking Chop Subscribe to the page by hitting the “follow” button at the bottom & follow us on Twitter at @thedailybraves Game 1 ended in a 9-6 loss for the visiting Braves, but the road Braves look to avoid their first series loss of the season tonight when Ynoa takes the mound … Continue reading Preview: Braves at Yankees, Game 2
Photo courtesy of Reuters The Braves improved their 2020 “series record” to 2-0-1 last night on the backs of Touki Toussaint’s tremendous outing & the long ball. Toussaint turned in a 6.2 inning performance, surrendering only 4 hits & 3 earned runs. He also logged 9, count em, NINE strikeouts. He was exactly the confidence … Continue reading Series Finale: Hot Kakes!
Photo courtesy of Yahoo! Sports Yesterday was a day that all of Braves Nation wouldn’t have happened, every part of it. BUT, if there’s one pitcher on our staff that can help ease the pain, even just a little bit, it’s today’s starter Max Fried. Fried is electric, when he’s got his curveball working its … Continue reading Preview: Jays at Braves, Game 1
Photo courtesy of CBS Sports Max Fried started on the mound for the hometown Bravos tonight in Truist Park. And despite numerous comments about being perfect from Chip Caray in the booth, Max held the Rays to no baserunners until a seeing-eye single made it’s way through the middle of the infield for the Rays … Continue reading Fried Freezes the Rays
Photo courtesy of MSN.com After Mike Foltynewicz’s first & only start in 2020, he was designated for assignment (DFA) by the Atlanta Braves. What that means is he is no longer on the Braves 40-man roster, and players with more than three years of Major League service time or who have been previously outrighted may … Continue reading Folty Still in Braves Organization
Photo courtesy of The Athletic The Braves look to start 2020 2-0 at home & split their four game series with the Tampa Bay Rays at an even 2 games apiece. Max Fried will take the bump for the hometown Bravos. After one start in 2020 he has a no decision and a 3.60 Earned … Continue reading Preview: Rays at Braves, Finale
Photo courtesy of Tomahawk Take OVERVIEW The Braves exacted some revenge on the Rays tonight with a 7-4 win in Atlanta’s Truist Park Home Opener. After the Braves jumped out to an early lead it was a back & forth affair until Atlanta pulled away and out of reach in the middle and late innings. … Continue reading In Review: Braves 7, Rays 4
Photo courtesy of SportsTalkATL.com Early Wednesday afternoon it was announced that Nick Markakis had opted back into the 2020 MLB season. Prior to Opening Day, the 14 year veteran of baseball’s highest level opted out of the 2020 season, forfeiting his paycheck for the year. Markakis isn’t going to dominate opposing pitchers, he’s not going … Continue reading Markakis Opts Back In
Photo courtesy of Yahoo! sports The two squads leave St. Petersburg behind to venture to Truist Park for games 3 & 4 of the home-and-home series. Hopefully the Braves home opener looks nothing like either game at Tampa’s Tropicana Field, where the Braves went 0-2 and were outscored 19-7. The Braves are 2-3 on the … Continue reading Preview: Rays at Braves, Game 1
Photo courtesy of The Athletic Tampa’s Tropicana Field was Atlanta’s House of Horrors this week, being out scored by 12 runs during the 2-game series in St. Petersburg. After falling 14-5 last night, the Braves kept the Rays in single digits on Tuesday night, losing 5-2. Plain & simple, the Braves have to start hitting … Continue reading Braves at Rays, Game 2
Kyle Wright. Photo courtesy of The Athletic Kyle Wright takes the mound for the Braves in tonight’s game in St. Petersburg. It’s Wright’s first start of the young 2020 season. He’ll be trying to prevent a series loss to the AL East’s Rays. His supporting cast will be looking to improve on their 19 strikeout … Continue reading Preview: Braves at Rays, Game 2
Photo Courtesy of Talking Chop Mike Foltynewicz has been designated for assignment by the Atlanta Braves. Meaning, he’s either going to be outrighted or traded. But really, how much trade value does one player bring if he’s been designated? Because the club that owns the player will drop him if a trade isn’t found, so … Continue reading What Now?
Photo courtesy of talkingchop.com A game that Braves fans would soon rather forget, Atlanta was beaten like a drum by the Rays, 14-5. Tampa also outpaced Atlanta in the hit column, 13-4. It wasn’t all doom & gloom though; Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson sent his 2nd homerun of the season over the center field wall … Continue reading Braves at Rays, Game 1