2:31 pm July 30, 2009, by David O'Brien
July 30th, 20099:41 pm
what a puss hit
Freakin Wren GO GET SOME BULLPEN HELP!!!! And a freakin bat!!!
huge strikeout for gonzo. Hard to fault him for giving up a swinging bunt
We have work to do. That sucks.
Mike Gonzalez has been a total shadow of what he was for the first three months.
F you Marlins.
We’re winning this F-ing game. Have some faith Braves fans.
Well, Gonzo did his job – another inherited runner scored.
Boy, if we don’t get beat by so many of hits like that. Just a shame. Oh well.
Braves better make some moves or its Ballgame for the season.
Couldn’t blame javy if he wanted to be traded.
July 30th, 20099:42 pm
1-3 guys… 1-12. Yuck.
“I’m not going to bash Bobby Cox for leaving in Vazquez to pitch the 8th. ”
Agreed, but I will bsh him for leaving Vasquerz in after giving up a baserunner/home run in the 8th. He came to the rescue two batters too late – puts Gonzalez into the game with a man on instead of the bases empty, which is two different scenarios entirely
If Cox takes Vasquez out after the home rrun , it stays a 3-2 ballgame
You know it!
how many runs have we scored this series???
Vazquez robbed again.
Wild pitch definitely cost us a run. Tie game.
I can not STAND Mike Gonzales…At this point, I’d rather put in Kris Medlen
i would have brought in soriano…
if we lose, do we at least entertain offers?
wow if we get swept you have to figure its real close to season over i hate to be negative but lets remember we have the best team in baseball coming up for about 7 games
Face facts folks. This team’s “peak” is 3 games over .500.
I’d get an extra battery for my cell phone if I was Frank Wren, because it’s going to start ringing like crazy in the next 18 hours.
To quote Mortimer Duke from Trading Places: “Turn those machines back on! Turn those machines back on. Tell Frank to SELL….SELL….SELLLLLLLL!!”
Now that they released Bennett maybe they will cut more dead weight and release Gonzo
July 30th, 20099:43 pm
we have to come back and win. i cant take 3 losses in a row. if we lose i am going to drink every bottle of salad dressing in my fridge. i got like 9 of them. a couple are chunky blue cheese. that’ll show em.
Casey Kotchman to the resque!
I ready to sell. Esco and prado hurt, gonzo starting to suck and offense going back into the tank.
He’s been overworked coming of surgery as has MOYLAN.
Robert – I have to agree a little. With the monster homerun followed by the crushed line drive out it was obvious that Vazquez did not have it anymore. He should have come out right then
Injury to Yunel hurts, weakens the lineup especially when your number 2 and 3 hitters are hitless. Lets go bottom of the order.
Another Game…another Blown game from Bozo…this isnt cuttin it
It’s bedtime for Bonzo.
A loss here would be devastating to the Braves hopes for the playoffs.
Gonzo is terrible, trade him to somebody, anybody. Diory up, 1 out.
This really stinks bad…I really despise the Marlins.
So now if we can win this game for a second time, we will have overcome Cox’s mismanagement. But while we are trying to win it, Cox will still be working hard at continuing to mismanage.
This is hopeless.
July 30th, 20099:44 pm
Someone said it earlier, sending down Conrad and bringing back Kelly messed up the good karma we had going.
That’s right Robert, the bad 0-2 pitch to Helms and the WP that followed had nothing to do with the Fish tying the game. Yep, it was all because of a runner at 1B. Thanks for clearing that up for us.
Oh man. And I was feeling the Diory bomb there. *kidding*
D.H. is a pretty easy out.
*yawn* Diory Ks
now that he’s out of the way, lets score a run!
Diory Hernandez sucks.
Tell me something I haven’t know for two months.
Jake, you’re right, Yunel would have made a difference somehow.
Steve from OH
What exactly has Cox done wrong today?
kotchman had an error the other night. unless they changed it after the fact. He should have had one earlier in the year when he did run to first base to tag a man out. he waited on the pitcher and the guy was safe. so…kotchman has had errors. they may be holding out on him because of his rep. but the guy has made some bone headed plays.
Diory needs to go back to tending the crops because he is NOT a ballplayer.
Marc from FL
July 30th, 20099:45 pm
You people criticizing Gonzo are making me laugh. Our bullpen is fine.
“Vazquez robbed again.
Are you frickin kidding me??? He got three runs of support, and couldn’t hold it. And couldn’t get out of the 7th inning. ENOUGH with the pitty party for Javier Vazquez.
HE gave up the HR to Ross, and HE gave up the walk (that ended up scoring).
Javier Vazquez NOT being a stopper robbed this team of a win. Not the team robbing him. I’m not saying he hasn’t been robbed before. He has.
But not tonight against a team we’re chasing in the wild card hunt and in a MUST WIN situation. Time to man up and bring your A game.
Sell Frank !
At least we can get something for next year.
welcome back to 500 boys and girls. the braves are about to be swept by the marlins.. unexcusable and now there tied. 2 runs in the 8th and will guarantee a marlins walk off win…. went from a good team to a bad team once again in 3 games.. congrats..
Should have won Tuesday night and should be winning tonight. Lose tonight, it’s going to be a hard battle to overcome 4 teams in the wildcard.
Have a day Kotch.
KJ Gets Traded Tomorrow For a decent middle reliever and a prospect, “Bank On It!”
That Last inning just showed the F.O. why we need another decent middle reliever…
We will not add onto the payroll by adding another bat…
July 30th, 20099:46 pm
Kotchman CARRYING the team tonight, even I am a little suprised by that one.
I have no sympathy for Bennett. At a game earlier this season I watched him walk buy a bunch of kids asking for autographs over an hour before the game (they make people leave the designated autograph area when it gets under one hour before the first pitch) – he told the kids he would be back after he warmed up a little and then laughed. He knew full well that the kids would be cleared out.
WIth his being granted free agency, do the Braves have to pay him anything DOB?
Nice. Now Krotch can use his speed to score.
Rob from SC
GOnzo needs to fix his s*** slider
What a bum, that Casey. Couldn’t even motivate Diory to get himself in scoring position for that single…
That’s right. Take that Braves bloggers.
We’re winning this sh*t.
“This really stinks bad…I really despise the Marlins”
For what? Taking advantage of Cox’ mistakes? For trying to win instead of working for the Braves to win.
The Marlins are trying to do their jobs sweety. Only their efforts arent handicapped by the strategic decisions of a moron
N8 … all that needs to be said is nobody would agree with you
N8, you were joking right?
Well, Mendoza is on deck.
July 30th, 20099:47 pm
Pinch hit DAVID ROSS please not GREG NORTON
Here comes Greg “Mr. 6 for 50 for the season” Norton coming up as a pinch hitter. I’d rather see Derek Lowe come up as a pinch hitter.
yep. i just looked it up. they took his error off the book and changed it. it was an obvious error. bobby even took him out of the game after he did it.
Fredi”s got the Braves #. Good damn mgr.
KJ’s going nowhere if Prado is hurt… At least Conrad might get to come back up though…
Steve from OH –
He’s done nothing wrong Steve, it just seems “fashionable” to put the blame on him for everything lately.
“That Last inning just showed the F.O. why we need another decent middle reliever…”
No. What good is another middle reliever if you dont bring the relievers in until it’s too late?
Just got back….Bennett gone?….Geez I guess dreams really DO come true….Send KJ and I can die in peace.
July 30th, 20099:48 pm
if norton comes up to pinch hit i am going to crack up
Pinch hit DAVID ROSS please not GREG NORTON please
Javier Vazquez to the Red Sox for Buccholz, and Casey Kelly….That could be a start, eh?
Diory is a gen-you-iiiine disgrace. I’m amazed he’s our #1 option behind Yunel. I’m surprised he’s a professional ballplayer frankly.
Good Lord, Diaz, get something done.
Lol Robert, get counseling man, the only thing Bobby’s done all series that was probably stupid was use Norton to pinch hit. As Diaz falls deeper in his hole….
Golden Sombrero for Matt Diaz. DFA him already.
We are striking out a TON of late. 13 tonight, yikes.
Greg Norton. Way to go Bobby
LOL, and has Norton pinch hits for McLouth.
I know almost everyone thinks I am wrong, but right now Heyward can outhit Diaz and Church.
13 K’s. Wow.
Wren is “happy” with Diaz/Church in RF… If you are not gonna trade at least bring up Heyward… make these final 2 months worth watching… PLEASE!
Norton up, inning over.
Nice cut, Norton.
Diaz jusst swung through 3 pitches that on the tv said 88. Not good.
Those were 3 awful swings by Diaz…golden sombrero
July 30th, 20099:49 pm
Mitchell, go F yourself.
wtf bobby needs to go what in gods name is norton doing in i guess we want to loose
Marc From FL…
Gonzo has been way too streaky over the last month…!
I think he is another victim of the ‘Bobby Abuse” of our relievers!
Which is why I want KJ traded for a decent middle reliever and a minor leaguer
Geeze N8, lighten up. You don’t have to be an azz-hole every day of your life you know.
Why does every team in the National league have a better bullpen than the Braves?
How in the #&*@ is this fool still on the team!?!??!
On the bright side…Norton won’tt hit into a double play…. he’ll try like hell though.
The Marlins just said it all…
Norton is 6 for 42 in pinch hit at-bats, the Braves have no one with more pinch hits, nadda.
Edward( Bobby Retires after 2009 or Bust )
HAHAAHAHAAHAHA Greg F’n norton…the Savior of the Atlanta Braves..LOL!…We are hopeless…
“And couldn’t get out of the 7th inning.”
I gotta feelin’ The Shark is goin’ deep right here….
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