3:06 pm July 30, 2010, by David O'Brien
July 30th, 20108:29 pm
N8, this team might very well make it to the playoffs as a wild card or division winner, but do you seriously think this team is as good as the Yankees ?
2010, the whole team struggles to get that cumulatively.
If bloggers ran the team, we’d trade a guy everytime he had an O’fer
McFann :Ô: :Ô:
TnBrian At least not if the trend continues where he’s hot and cold in any given at bat.
Yeah, I don’t know what the deal is there…this year it seems to be really bad, maybe ’cause of all the K’s…?
2-run double by Willingham…5-0 Nats…
July 30th, 20108:30 pm
Oh boy. Heyward coming up with nobody on! Let’s play a game…..
Which base is he going to be stranded on?
Not my job, Liberty Media….Just get tired of reading posts of the condescending geniuses on the other side that think they have all the answers…Like you for instance…
Astros said to be picking up a lot of the money owed to Berkman…. Unreal.
God you guys are crazy. This team is in first place. Wren is gonna make a move. Why do you think he got cash for Jones? He should be using the money for something. Hopefully for C. Young from Arizona or Ellsbury. Not any of the other guys. Just calm down. Not time for panic yet.
Call up Freddie Freeman (Rob from SC)
We need to seperate Prado and Heyward in the order… They are the only ones hitting.
I think we win this game though. Just a feeling. Watch and see.
I worry about our starting pitching in a 7 game series. Who would be our #2 starter ? Hanson hasn’t exactly been brilliant this year. Medlen is not that great. I’m thinking maybe JJ ?
Nats are the best worse team out there in the NL. Good lineup and decent pitching. This division will not be easily won.
Maybe standing pat makes sense.
See McKKKKKKann? Just put the ball in play. You may make an out, but you force the Defense to make the play. The pitcher Cueto just did it.
July 30th, 20108:31 pm
I don’t get it. Winning? What winning?
You wouldn’t get it. In case you mitched it, Mitch, the Braves have the 2nd best record in the NL and lead the division. That winning.
I like it, TnBrian…A little optimism…
Wow. You guys continue to amazing with your ability to detect sarcasm.
It’s quite breathtaking.
You guys want be able to keep saying “this team is in first place” in a few days.
BamaDude @ CowCollege AL
at least the Nats tryin’ to be equal opportunity spoilers …hehe
JMAYNE, you think the $20 FW got for Jones is going to matter?
The Abs Man
What is so stupid about benching a Grade I rat, who is grossly overweight–Melk-Dud?
He sucks. Big time.
Play Diaz and Infnate and Jason in OF….when A Gonz gets back to SS…that is you best lineup–and Hinske at 1B too.
Get this Ellsbury sh*t outta here…. we need some power, doesnt take a pro scout to figure that one out
We have 4 batters leaving RISP with two outs. Reds have none. Reds have 3 batters with RBIs with two outs. We have none.
“N8, this team might very well make it to the playoffs as a wild card or division winner, but do you seriously think this team is as good as the Yankees?
No I don’t. That’s what I’ve been saying for two weeks. This team IS plenty good to win the division and I still think they WILL win the division even if Wren makes no moves. Based on our home/road schedule after this weekend (and Oswalt doesn’t really scare me).
But yeah, without some serious changes, this team will get bumped in the first series that they don’t have the homefield advantage. Maybe sooner.
Steve from OH
July 30th, 20108:32 pm
See, this is why we all think you’re such a tool. We’re in first f#cking place. We’ve won 58 games already this year. Even 100-win clubs lose 62 times a year. Lose the sense of entitlement and get some perspective you douche.
Nats are beating the Phils 3-0 in the bottom of the 5th. I predict the Phils will still win that game and be 1 1/2 games out when this night is through. I think it was DOB that said that this race would go down to the wire with the loser getting the wild card. Sorry, but when the Braves finish in 2nd place, they won’t be close to getting the wild card. The wild card will be coming outta the west.
This sure would be a great time to pick up a game on the Phils.
So why break them up? Are we trying to set some sort of left on base record?
McFann, Mac is one of favorites. He does everything he can to help his team. He’s just not consistant enough to be what the team probably needs him to be right now with Glaus and Chipper struggling and that’s to carry the offense. That’s not him. Not yet anyways. He’ll probably get better, he’s still so young.
July 30th, 20108:33 pm
“You guys want be able to keep saying “this team is in first place” in a few days.” Nick
Yup. I actually WANT to be able to say that for the rest of the year. You don’t?
BravesFan are you serious? what is wrong with JJ? What is wrong with Medlen? Braves are 10-2 in his starts? Puh-leeez, this is a top five pitching staff in the NL even with Hanson
Because when Prado gets on Heyward moves him over and gets on and nobody drives them in
There goes the nightly groundout to 1B for Heyward.
yea nick………………but we’ll know how spell…………….” won’t”
Whatever he got, it makes no sense to trade the player if yourn not gonna use the money for something. You guys are crazy just calm down. Reading this blog would make you think the braves are in last place.
Wow. You guys continue to amazing with your ability to detect sarcasm.
We continue to amazing, eh?
CHipper hurt himself
Agreed, Abs Man
July 30th, 20108:34 pm
The Braves inability to play well on the road does concern me if we don’t have homefield advantage in the playoffs.
What a horrible swing.
N8….I wish I shared your optimism man. Unfortunately, I feel this team has a few too many problems to be a legit WS contender. I hope I’m wrong.
chipper came to play
man, Jason either gets an extra base hit or taps it to the right side
Hey… whaddya know?
Tristan, I just don’t think we have the power pitchers do dominate a team like the Yankees in the World Series. I think their offense would kill our pitching.
July 30th, 20108:35 pm
Mac says suck it haters!
Brave4life-1995 all over again??
Love this small park
Do it Big Mac!
Mac loves this place.
THE ALL STAR MVP COMES THROUGH!!!!!!!!!
YAY!!! TIE GAME!!
Wait, I thought this team didn’t have any offense and this game was over?
the sky is UNFALLING!! d-bags
Nice, oh wait. BALLGAME
I Hate Liberty Media
“Not my job, Liberty Media….Just get tired of reading posts of the condescending geniuses on the other side that think they have all the answers…Like you for instance…”
Oh, but you seem so keen on telling everybody with a critical (translation: realistic and/or contradictory from your views) opinion of how this team operates. You just keep blindly supporting mediocrity, little fella’. I understand there are people in life who happily accept whatever comes along. I’m just one of those who believe in striving for something better.
Macc Said what Trade.You can put it on the Board YES
Maybe this is when the dam breaks. Nick poke, Brian.
Shut up bloggers. Calm the hell down. We got 5 all-stars. There went one of them. Chipper haters?? Oh.
Didn’t he hit a granny here a season or two ago?
JC from DR!
hmmm, peace on the blog again.
Whatcha got for us, tristan? Answer for your idiocy….
ah, 2-run tying homer….sorry Mitchell.
The Fighting Philadelphia Phillies.
July 30th, 20108:36 pm
What is that sound I hear ? I think it’s the sound of Wren putting his phone down and having 2nd thoughts about making a trade.
nice jack for BMac!
McCann 2 run homer. Braves 3 Reds 3 new game
Anyone who thinks this team can win a World Series as constructed is a mentally deprived idiot
HA, then Mac hits a homer to tie it. Go figure. I didn’t say he wasn’t a good hitter. He did shut me up though and I love it.
Had the ‘ol reverse curse working there. I had just mentioned on Twitter how the Braves were 1-for-8 with runners in scoring position, when McCann hit that two-run shot.
Of course, he didn’t hit it with a runner in scoring position. So nevermind.
Gosh, I hope not. Assaulting the elderly doesn’t sound like McCann though.
damn …look at that !!! …TIE game …hahaha
The Phillies are coming. It won’t be long now.
Do you notice anything in Heyward’s swing as to why he is not lifting the ball much
maybe Meds can at least keep it tied for longer than 1 inning
Boy would it be huge if we could get extend our lead to 3.5 tonight.
Chipper’s single is a good example of why he would be effective in the 2 hole.
Way to go Big Mac!!!!!!!!!!!
Oh, I see.
I got confused there. I guess I was thinking about the seven losses we’ve incurred since the All Star break. Specifically, the four losses in the last six games to the two worst teams in the division.
Mack sure can Jack.
Brave One In AZ
Im glad Heap is hitting in front of Glaus
July 30th, 20108:37 pm
told ya McFann
Well, hopefully this is the Roy Oswalt we’re gonna see over the last two months (and last week-end) of the regular season.
The Oswalt curse has begun.
good job DOB !!!
Mark, looks like he took my advice. My advice was put it in play and make them play D. Isn’t that what happened? Did I say he couldn’t or did I advise him to put it in play?
Not the best time to make that comment, bud.
And come on, man….you’re calling fans pulling for their team mentally deprived idiots? That’s a little rough I think.
Keep striving Liberty Media, because every comment you have made tonight drips of stupidity…But you keep reaching for the stars, and hitting the panic button when things go bad…
2.5 games. The Phillies will catch us by Sunday.
Why are people against Ellsbury?? You don’t think hrs an upgrade over Melky and Nate? Ellsbury would allow Prado to move down a spot and Heyward to move into a better RBI spot. Makes total sense to me.
Glaus is out.
jeffrey d — LOL. Probably old Marge Schott.
July 30th, 20108:38 pm
ok let’s add some more. oh and go nats!
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