1:18 pm March 12, 2012, by David O'Brien
March 14th, 201210:59 am
Some lyrics from a song many might not listen to every day …
She came from Planet Claire
I knew she came from there
She drove a Plymouth Satellite
Faster than the speed of light
Planet Claire has pink air
All the trees are red
No one ever dies there
No one has a head
Some say she’s from Mars
Or one of the seven stars
That shine after 3:30 in the morning
Well she isn’t
March 14th, 201211:14 am
Planet Claire killed the blog!
March 14th, 201211:15 am
Any update on Vizcaino’s elbow
I can’t imagine it will be good news. And TJ surgery will certainly be an option. Have it now and he’ll be close to ready for the 2013 season.
March 14th, 201211:18 am
Very different view out my window this morning than I had yesterday…
March 14th, 201211:20 am
49ers return all 11 of their defensive starters with the re-signing of Carlos Rogers. Aldon Smith moves to starting ROLB with Haralson moving to a back-up role. Crazy depth at CB with Rogers, Brown, Culliver, Brock and Perrish Cox. If they land a WR like Brandon Lloyd, then they really have no true need come the draft(provided they re-sign Alex Smith and use Daniel Kilgore at RG). Just need O-Line and D-Line depth. Plus maybe a young TE/WR like Coby Fleener or Stephen Hill.
Okay, that’s it for NFL talk.
March 14th, 201211:21 am
No reason to watch tonights game.
We know Heyward will go 0fer and Fred G will make bonehead decisions.
March 14th, 201211:23 am
If Chipper plays, we’ll finally get the answer to whether the pictures are making him look fat.
March 14th, 201211:26 am
I tried to join using the link on the other page.. it did not take me to the page to join.
March 14th, 201211:30 am
Okay, that’s it for NFL talk. _ Efrim
What? No mention of Randy Moss, Efrim.
March 14th, 201211:33 am
AT – you have to sign in to Yahoo first – just have to register if you have not already done so…
Bat Masterson, March 14th, 2012, 11:30 am … “What? No mention of Randy Moss, Efrim.”
I heard that a rolling stone gathers no moss.
March 14th, 201211:39 am
“No reason to watch tonights game”
Yeah, I won’t watch because a poster who seems to be influenced by corny comic book movies (your blog name) says so.
March 14th, 201211:40 am
Well Moss has been a rolling stoner
AT,as VJ said,just go to get another team page, enter ID 64530 and league name Your still and idiot and jeffrey will send you an invite. VJ, you ad cab would be great additions. No excuses,doesn’t take much time.
DOB…For those who might’ve wondered, I did some crunching and figured out that Chipper could go 100-for-450 (.222) and still be at exactly .300 for his career batting average. It’s .304 now. The .400 OBP also appears safe (he’s at .402 now).
Too many folks been hating on Chipper, He’s fat, he won’t play in 100 games, he is finished, he is stealing $14M from the Braves…blah blah blah..
I am calling it right now. Chipper is now pissed off with all the haters and will prove he is a HOF baseball player.
Chipper will play in 135 games, hit .315/.405/.485 with 21 bombs. He is out to prove all the doubters wrong…. GO BRAVES
March 14th, 201211:42 am
I tried to join and it said I couldn’t view the page because I’m not in the league…
Is there a league ID/password to join?
March 14th, 201211:44 am
Same as Murph. It does show the name of the league.
I’m registered, just didn’t have the league ID and password if I need one.
March 14th, 201211:46 am
Murph,read above. I think that should get you to where jeffrey can send an invite.
March 14th, 201211:48 am
OK,jeffrey. Where are you at?
March 14th, 201211:49 am
Won’t let me do anything without a league password.
I didn’t realize it kept the password from last year.
League ID: 64530
Just make sure you’re dedicated and will keep up all season
March 14th, 201211:50 am
AT,did you try the above instructions?
March 14th, 201211:51 am
Chipper will play in 135 games, hit .315/.405/.485 with 21 bombs. He is out to prove all the doubters wrong
I want Chipper to do well as much as the next guy, but… c’mon. You’ve got to be realistic, too.
Personally I’ll be happy if he hits .250 with 10 HR. If he’s hurting as bad as it seems he is, he’s going to be in and out of the lineup often. Hard to get your timing down and maintain it when you aren’t in there that much. Just ask Hinske.
CB – my bracket is set – cab signed on last week, just needs to pick her bracket…
I honestly have no clue what comic book you’re talking about. I was never into getting comic books!!
March 14th, 201211:52 am
CB – sorry – thought you meant hoops – I HATE fantasy baseball (and everything else fantastic)…
March 14th, 201211:53 am
VJ, we were referring to jeffrey’s fantasy baseball league. Both of you know baseball,could join as one team if you wish. No excuses now.
March 14th, 201211:55 am
He is scared.
March 14th, 201211:56 am
I’ll have a new blog up shortly, folks.
March 14th, 201211:57 am
Chipper wont hit .315, wont post a .400OBOP, wont play in 135 games, and wont hit 21 bombs. However, he’s still probably best one of our top 3 offensive contributors. He also has nothing left to prove to anyone, he’s easily a HOF’r.
Not a believer in rooting for people on teams other than the Braves…
He no, scratch that…They are scared.
March 14th, 201211:58 am
Samantha’s Sack is going to run away with the league!!!
That’s me, in case it wasn’t obvious.
Pure Evil sounds like a corny computerized villain in a movie starring that Transformer kid.
But really, if some of you are that frustrated and pis*** off about the Braves then don’t watch. Don’t come on here everyday with your negative shi* and child like whining over something nobody has control over. The team just doesn’t have the money like before and must rely on young promising kids for the most part. Those sort of options take a while to pan out, if they do. I think they will as they’re mostly all talented guys. If you can’t wait, get your asses out the kitchen.
I think I’m in.
March 14th, 201211:59 am
VJ,go all AL.
OK, I signed in using the above instructions, selected a team name..so now what? Wait for an email from Jeffery?
March 14th, 201212:00 pm
Samantha’s Sack is going to teabag you all into submission!
March 14th, 201212:01 pm
March 14th, 201212:02 pm
March 14th, 201212:03 pm
GO BRAVOS, get that second wind against the mighty GNATS. Heh!
Okay, so who is Samantha?
March 14th, 201212:04 pm
I can get negative too, but it comes at “normal” times, like during the season, or when we’re seeing talent do dumb things (JHey continually pulling pitches is an example). I do knnow the reality and that’s money ain’t there and low attendance has to hurt. Wren has done the best he can possibly do with cheap owners. He’s kept the farm in tact and added pieces, within his tight budget, to help us win now and the future.
Stop the constant whining. It’s just a damn game.
Rich… win or lose I’m just ready to finally watch a game.
Jimmy,you should have been able to sign up with jeffrey’s instructions.
March 14th, 201212:05 pm
okay, who is Samantha?
Ward in drag is my guess.
@GAtor, thats not quite accurate, Here is not the same as the Dominican republic, so please don’t say things you don’t know better.
March 14th, 201212:06 pm
Ward’s female alter ego that he was using on the blog for a little while… claimed to be a girl who just moved to Gwinnett from Montana and broke up with her boyfriend.
It was pretty funny. Where were you when the Samantha drama was unfolding?
CTB… constant whining is a staple for many of our most regular bloggers. What would they have to live for if not for whining???
CB- Probably screwed something up…let me do it again.
I want some of Sams’ bags.
March 14th, 201212:07 pm
Man i really want Simmons to win the job, Pastornicky’s defense has me really worried, he looks like a bench player. Simmons has me excited.
Prado is hitting really well, and everybody that matters is healthy. Now Heyward, Freeman, McCann, and Chipper need to hit like they are supposed to. Jurrjens has his velocity back, that’s a great sign, Hanson has a better delivery and he feels healthy. Kimbrel, Venters, O’flaherty, Medlen, and Martinez have been great.
The last 3 spots are up in the air, Robert Fish, Jairo Asencio, Anthony Varvaro, Cory Gearrin, JJ Hoover, and sadly injured Arodys Vizcaino(who has been delaying the inevitable TJ surgery I’ve been saying that since 2010).
So what worries me? Those last 3 bullpen spots, Jason Heyward, Matt Diaz, Chipper Jones, and that Fredi doesn’t give the job to Simmons.
rich is disqualified from the post count… this kind of stat padding cannot stand.
March 14th, 201212:10 pm
CB – I guess I’ll leave it alone. I put in the league number and password and I get:
“There was a problem
There is not room in this league if all teams from last year return. If you were invited to take over an existing team, please click the link in the email you received to join the league. To create a brand new team, get the commissioner to increase the maximum number of teams, or remove teams that will not be returning. (Error #638)”
March 14th, 201212:11 pm
Just watched a piece of an interview with Fredi Gonzolez on tv and had to leave the room before I had an aneurism. He said that he sees no residue from the end of last season. Errr, look at the scoreboard Fredi. He also said that he isn’t worried about getting any offense from Pastornicky because we have plenty of offense to make up for it. Uhhh, where? If Pastornicky can’t hit, we all know he sucks defensively, so why would he even be considered for the job? I see what our issues are, and everyone here sees it. Why does Fredi have to sit there and be dishonest about it. Be honest. That’s my rant for the day.
March 14th, 201212:13 pm
March 12th, 2012
“……….It takes a choker to know a choking team. Burp!………”
Why? Because a short necklace puts you on a short leash? Heh!
Murph,tell Jimmy how you got in please.
March 14th, 201212:15 pm
Hey, MURPH equal opportunity for all.
As a REDSKINS fan, I’m just playing the management game liker my alter ego DANO SNYDER.
March 14th, 201212:17 pm
You and me too CraZ, you and me too.
March 14th, 201212:18 pm
Murph, I’m having issues with this website since our lastest corporate updates. Makes for an annoying time on the blog. Everytime I click anywhere on the page it reloads and moves me to the top of the page. So, I haven’t been on here much lately over the last 2 to 3 months.
March 14th, 201212:19 pm
I see what our issues are, and everyone here sees it. Why does Fredi have to sit there and be dishonest about it.
“Issues” in the eye of the beholder, I reckon. I happen to agree with him that the team should have a good offense with or without a hitting SS. That comes from an assumption that the regulars will hit as they have in their careers, rather than as they did in one bad month last season. It’s hardly being dishonest to hold that opinion.
AT,what is your team name?
Hey, MURPH last go round i fell off the top 25 list. Didn’t you miss me? GRIN!!!!!!!
March 14th, 201212:21 pm
CB – went to “Join a League”, enter 64530 and bumpin and got that error message.
This ST has been pretty bleak so far. The old saw is applicable I think……to wit: “If you can’t say somethin’ good………..”
March 14th, 201212:22 pm
I agree 100%, Jerry. As long as we have Fredi, this team is going nowhere.
March 14th, 201212:25 pm
1 -11 – 1
Lets GO !!!
March 14th, 201212:27 pm
CB, I’m the Balderdash Hyperbolts.
Melle: I am with you and Jerry
March 14th, 201212:28 pm
who is The Hitter Idiots?
Jimmy,that should have done it. You are registered on Yahoo,correct? Don’t give up,we would love to have you in league. jeffrey will get you in somehow.
March 14th, 201212:29 pm
I logged into Yahoo, then clicked on the link provided by Jeffrey above and entered in the league ID and password.
Jimmy, are you new to Yahoo? Maybe your ID isn’t fully authorized yet?
March 14th, 201212:30 pm
The infamous and seldom seen RHR…
Julio versus Stephen. Bryce Harper in the house. Braves try to win a second game this spring.
Should make for some good TV tonight
March 14th, 201212:31 pm
I take it your “Blind Squirrel”?
March 14th, 201212:33 pm
That’s me. Old and blind.
Melle, I womder if Chipper will play tonight or set on the bench ?
March 14th, 201212:34 pm
CB – Yeah, I’m was prompted to sign into Yahoo. I thought I was successful,even created a team name, but when I checked my Yahoo page, it says I’m not in any league. So, I tried to do it again, and got that long error messaage. I’ll wait to hear from Jeffery.
Thanks for trying to help me.
March 14th, 201212:36 pm
Murph – I use it for email. Have for several years.
Jimmy,don’t worry. He will make it happen.
March 14th, 201212:37 pm
At least, some of us can get eyeballs on these guys and make some rational evaluation of where they sit.
Oh, wait…rational. My bad.
March 14th, 201212:38 pm
March 14th, 201212:39 pm
Everytime I click anywhere on the page it reloads and moves me to the top of the page. So, I haven’t been on here much lately over the last 2 to 3 months.
I’m having the same problem, AT. Annoys the crap out of me.
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