3:38 pm July 24, 2009, by Carroll Rogers
July 24th, 200911:09 pm
I have to say dude’s proven me wrong. I was ready to throw him under the bus after his abismal Apri/May.
Well, Supes, at least you have the desency to do such a thing. There are many many others here who haven’t quite gotten around to it yet.
That includes some who said they would back in May when some of us said that Garret Anderson would put up good numbers when all was said and done.
I’ve come to the conclusion that with a sizeable lead or the team is losing, Moylan is a safe bet but if it’s 1-2 run lead, then he makes you want to look away
Steve from OH
1974, 106 appearances I believe is the record by Marshall.
I would have traded Bennett for the Taco Bell Spokes Dog but it died this week.
Is Glaus’ glove as good as Kotch?
SF still up on COL…tonight could be a very productive one if that score holds up too.
July 24th, 200911:10 pm
Now it looks like we are seeing the “good” Moylan tonight. We could have used the “good” yesterday.
I guess that it is much easier pitching with a 4 run lead, then it is in a pressure situation like the one he came into yesterday in the 8th inning.
He’s coming in to pitch the ninth.
There We Go Petey-Pabb
He is so Streaky!
Nova Scotia Steve
July 24th, 200911:11 pm
Moylan actually pitched a decent inning….
I like Glaus man…he would be a nice pick-up….or Overbay…I think they could both work!!!
And we could get them pretty cheap…The Blue jays would want more for Overbay then say the Cardinals would for Glaus however
Meanwhile, Peter Moylan, another one of Bobby’s Boys who should never, ever pitch in another ballgame again, gets the Mighty Brewers 1-2-3 in the eighth.
Good job, Petey.
This ad is irritating.
And now it’s gone. It was irritating
Marc from FL
No, no one fields 1B as well Kotchman. He is a good glove man though, and *can* be a good bat. Glaus is streaky like KJ, but with more power when he’s hot.
Moyland (Don Sutton pronunciation) a 123 inning. Wonders never cease
the Braves are looking for a releiver possibly SAITO, MAHAY, or GRABOW
I would love to have anyone of those guys but what would they give up? KJ?
do they need a reliever worse than a bat?
it also says the Nats will trade DUNN for young pitching….would you give up MEDLEN, JOJO, and a couple other players (KJ and Schafer) to get him?
Moylan’s going to make a run, I think.
Maybe instead of cringing every time he’s brought into the game, we should celebrate his pursuit of that hallowed mark.
July 24th, 200911:12 pm
Let Soriano sit Bobby. Using Moylan in that spot wasn’t horrible.
Glaus is too much $$$$ for the Braves….Also, they would need him at 1B and he’s only played 4 games at 1B
Wayne in Utah
Did Dense actually say GD? I didn’t think he was a believer?
On Norton, I am still on the fence about him staying with the team long term this year. I was JUST NOT GOING TO GO APE SHEIT over them keeping him like about half you losers did yesterday.
It’s danged long season. If every team sent players packing when they had a slow start, we would have about a 1/4 turnover in the majors every year!
“Shark”, I like it! Also, I agree that our man Random has the ability to put little Paul in his place (and the patience to do it too)
Frank Wren, Please do not bring Troy Glaus here. We don’t need him. Omar Infante will be coming back soon. If you are going to bring in a bat, bring in a bat off the bench and/or a big outfield bat. I’m not interested in Adam Dunn though. Too pricey and too much of a liability on defense. In addition acquiring Dunn would require giving up some prized prospects and the cupboard is already pretty bare. Getting Dunn would have desparation (read Mark Teixeira) written all over it.
No, no way. Schafer and Medlen together in a package for Dunn is gross overpayment IMO. His defense is just too bad…
My nicknames are weird? Psh. Whatever Mitchell. You cant sit with us.
“”I would have traded Bennett for the Taco Bell Spokes Dog but it died this week.”"
An even better trade for us. We wouldn’t have to feed it.
Kirkinga, I gave GA a hard time at first, but not for his hitting, I figured that would come around, but for his defense..He just did not seem to have a sense of urgency..in retrospect, I think he may not have been 100% healthy, and as his health has improved, so has his defense…I still like that he gets time off to keep him fresh, because he is great Vet with WS experience…I love Vets
Oh well. They can’t all make it to the warning track.
July 24th, 200911:13 pm
You guys need to let off Moylan too, he’s had a few bad outings, a couple due to defense behind him, but when he’s on he’s brilliant. I think he needs to follow McCann though and start wearing his glasses again.
I think the Cards would prolly eat some of his salary…
July 24th, 200911:14 pm
keylargo………I want to see Norton and Kelly do good……IF……it is something that they can do consistently. However, if they get a hit……..ONLY to SUCK once again, then no, I dont want to see them do good. Kind of like with Francoeur. He would hit a homer…..and then suck for 3 weeks before he hit another double or homer. It’s like hitting a homer gave him a FREE PASS to suck some more.
What if you could get DUNN for KOTCHMAN, JOJO, and KJ?
Remember that DUNN can play First Base
You cant sit with us.
“Us?” Oh, boy! Keep it together, Steve…
No trust me, I’m glad I was proven wrong about Anderson. I’m a Braves fan and I want our team to win and for all of our current players to succeed. I have no problem saying I was wrong. Glad for it. To be honest like Paul Lentz said…he started turning it around sometime in May, I still had my doubts but his June/July performance has been solid.
Guy can still hit. Good for us
Meanwhile, who kidnapped Moyland and replaced him? Looking great tonight! Just when I used moylanta for the 1st time, maybe I should use that more often?
Shamus Thacker -
haha @ your 11:12
So who’s pitching the ninth?
July 24th, 200911:15 pm
Mclouth, I love this guy-lock him up forever
Well, “play” is really a subjective term…
just a bit outside.
nobody like the trade proposals for DUNN
who would we give up (if mlbtraderumors is correct) in order to get SAITO, MAHAY, or GRABOW?
There is a reason that many pitchers are relief pitchers. It’s because they aren’t consistent or good enough to be starters (except for the elite closers and some set-up men).
And you folks act surprised if they give up a run every 2-3 innings. Like I said, there is a reason they are relievers.
Just A Bit Outside…! LOL
Man, I wish I was listening to the Brewers radio broadcast.
Uecker had to say his line didn’t he? On that one?
You’re on a roll, man! Trade Bennett for a dog. Funny stuff, man.
Whoaaaaaaaa….just missed with that one…
We should use Moylan again in the 9th so he can’t pitch tomorrow when the game is prolly going to be closer
July 24th, 200911:16 pm
Dunn will not make an appearance in a braves uni, unless the nats pay some of the 12mil he is due next year.
Harry Doyle Rules!
2 more hits and McCann gets a chance to extend…
He tried the corner and missed.
No, that was waaaaay outside.
Why do people always say that when the ball is five feet off the plate.
That means it’s way outside, not “just a bit”.
I’d make a play for Glaus or a reliever if the cost was minimal. Otherwise, I think we sink or swim with what we’ve got.
Nate dawg ,you can smile you had a great night lol
I believe it was then-Cy Young winner, now Ph.D. and mechanics guru Mike Marshall back in the 70’s… StevefromOH
Steve – Have you seen that throwing motion Marshall teaches pitchers?
W-in-Utah: I was JUST NOT GOING TO GO APE SHEIT over them keeping him like about half you losers did yesterday.
OMG, you really are Lentz… lol
July 24th, 200911:17 pm
Nate with another steal
Nova Scotia Brave!
Co-Sign On Your last post about Petey-Pabb
I would like to see a link to the supposedly 0 for 70 slump that Cal Ripken allegedly had as a rookie. If I recall correctly, he got the Rookie of the Year Award.
You know who’s good?
Martin Prado. That’s who.
Good fundamentals there.
Sweet! More insurance!
July 24th, 200911:18 pm
Us being the rest of the blog besides mitchell. But youre so at my table, Steve. I need to be surrounded by the brainy crowd. It makes me look smarter.
I love Ric Flair’s and ABC Baseball
Your 2009 Team MVP =’s Martin Prado!
Rob from SC
don’t use Raffy
Prado just got one of those Jeff Francoeur dink hits. However, when you rake at the plate like Prado has been, hits like that are deserved.
July 24th, 200911:19 pm
come on guys, let me bat at least once in this game. i can swing and miss with the best of them
Mfiky must not be warming up, otherwise joe wouldnt have been thinking of a grand slam.
Like Steve from OH said, that would be a huge mistake trading away 2 young future pieces for Dunn.
Also, Dunn is a BUTCHER at 1B. Can’t do it.
He is “tolerable” as an OF b/c of his offensive production.
The Nats ARE NOT trading him. Their GM came out and publically said it last week.
Most likely Dunn will be there (and be discussed as a trading piece next year). His future looks like it’s going to be in the AL as a DH. Imagine him as a Red Sox or a Yankee in 2010?
Not that the Braves can’t use a pure power hitter. Just ain’t going to happen.
Just looked it up.
Ripken’s longest hitless streak was 0 for 29 in 1988.
Hit by Norton, scoreless inning by Moylan, hope Paul’s enjoying this game.
Brewers will fade with this pitching staff
Josh Anderson is available. He was designated for assignment by Detroit
“But youre so at my table, Steve.”
[Even more vigorous Fist Pump]
Come on Brian. Three more!
Dunn seems like an AL guy to me…splitting time in LF and DH. Not sure he is the best guy for 1B for the Braves. With Chipper and Escobar, we need a slick fieldinr 1B.
NO MORE BOBBY
Did Peter Moylan lose a bet in spring training?
July 24th, 200911:20 pm
A JACK here by McCann would be nice, to get him going again.
Another Chance for Mac. No way he can go 0-6.
To everyone giving Moylan a hard time, hasn’t Moylan already pitched 800 innings this year? And isn’t he coming off Tommy John surgery? Do you think that when he’s been ineffective it could be that he’s tired? Jeez.
ok Mac….let’s go…keep your hitting streak going!
chipper walk, Mac with a chance!
You need to a story on Chipper every day. He responds well.
If Brian doesn’t get a hit here…0 for 6! Can’t have that
B-Macc, Now’s the time to swing for the Fences!
You’re due baby!
July 24th, 200911:21 pm
Great steal for McLouth and RBI for Prado to give the Braves a little insurance. Who said a Bobby Cox team never manufactures a run.
BTW, announcers just said that Detroit has released Josh Anderson. Maybe the Braves can undo that mistake and get him back. (That last bit was sarcasm by the way.)
chilidog75……………just what I thought. I thought that Cal Ripken going 0 for 70 was more than just a “stretch”, lol. Some people just make up anything, just to make someone look bad.
KJ and Norton for Dunn. Throw in JO-Jo if Kasten picks up some of the salary.
Listening to Uecker in Brew City he liked to die laughing with his “just a bit outside” on that pitch
Here we go McFann….will he do it?
Oh great, this f*in’ ad.
Love it the more I see it.
Tomahawkin: Your 2009 Team MVP =’s Martin Prado!
Hard to argue.
Hanson, Vazquez, and Jair haven’t hurt things either, though more run support for the latter 2 would have helped.
July 24th, 200911:22 pm
McLouth is a good base stealer. But I want to see that when it matters….when you’re up 8-4, it doesn’t really impress me.
July 24th, 200911:23 pm
What happened to the guy who posted that Cal Ripken had a 0 for 70 stretch in his rookie season?
Yeah…his worst mark of his career is 0-7, and he’s gone 0-6 one other time. Yer right, cannot have that…
I hope so!
In response to your last post…Petey-Pabb has been Abused this year, I agree…especially coming off surgery…Thats why I wanted him in AAA for the First 6 weeks to build up his strength and not tire him out early but Bobby Is the Man and what we say is garbage…!
He will tire out in Spetember due to being overused so much earlier this year “Bank On It!”
I’m willing to pitch the bottom of the 9th. I just wanna play. Come on guys, give me a chance.
July 24th, 200911:24 pm
Jeremiah, like Supes said, it’s good for the team. The guy was hurt and we had people saying he didn’t deserve a grace period. I’m just glad he’s making a contribution offensively.
Then again, we’re not hearing so much from the “season is over and you’re all fools” folks either so I guess it’s all good!
I still think Josh Anderson is a good play for the record.
So we wouldn’t have Nate McLouth if we didn’t go with that skinny dork to begin the season but we wouldn’t be any worse.
I don’t know, he’s got talent. He’ll play somewhere.
Mark in PA
I think McClung was crying as he left.
“They’re even stealing bases on me! The shame, the shame…”
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