12:53 pm August 31, 2012, by Carroll Rogers
August 31st, 201210:33 pm
FIRE FREDI GONZALEZ, dude Kimbrel just pitched the last inning and gave up the lead.
relegated to PTV
Where is Kimbrel…what the crap
August 31st, 201210:34 pm
Kratz > than Mc Shamm
Disgusted: After that win in SF last week, you said you’d never call the Braves bumbs again, and wouldn’t say they deserve to be booed. What’s happened?
CMart scares me here…. middle of the friggin order. At least Heyward saved him from a double there.
Rick C…yes, but he sat down the remaining batters with no problemo…
August 31st, 201210:35 pm
Not getting hits with RISP did cost the Braves and they deserved the loss.
As far as I am concerned this one is over bunch of chokers.
FIRE FREDI GONZALEZ
Kimbrel is our best pitcher left. He should be in the game in this must win game.
No lefty against Howard and Utley?
TOBF — The are BUMBS again & yes, C Martinez gives me the willies.
Of all the ways the Braves have managed to lose ballgames this year, they may lose one from an surprising source.
nah he needs to work on keeping outta the middle of the plate
Throw his 0-2 pitches for a ball… not in the strike zone.
BALK? WTF! Geez… This sure hurts…. CMart sure scares me here, I said
this team is one big mental case….pitiful.
vitriol spewer (phil)
August 31st, 201210:36 pm
Yeah, you can blame Kimbrel….
This is what he does when we can least afford it. Frustrating.
Of course, the other chokers can share in it.
looks like were headed for another collapse.
I know this was a blown save, but this is an example of why you do not normally use your closer in a non-win situation. you are at the mercy of your lesser relievers if you have not won the game.
You have a bunch of slugs in the lineup who cannot his with RISP.
It cost us last yr and will cost us again. Bunch of chokers.
And the runner is advanced…. damn.
Need to keep them from scoring, don’t want to face Paps.
August 31st, 201210:37 pm
They’re gonna try to double up Pierre? Hope it works…
Braves hitters could take some tips from Utley. He has two smart plays that are going to win the game for the phillies.
gotta love seeing heyward and mccann going 0 for 10.
No Flag Since Lemke
Here’s an idea to save wear and tear on our position players, catcher, etc. If it comes to the point where we must use Martinez, just have Fredi go out and forfeit the game. Result is the same either way.
Kimbrell did not do the job tonight but this L was a team effort.
August 31st, 201210:38 pm
I am a Phillies fan now.
And I blame Fredi for using Kimbrel in a save situation…..
Martinez is just doing what he can to show that he too, is a part of the Atlanta CHOKE TEAM. Do what you can, Christian, to show that you belong on this team.
CMart been hit hard in August…. 4.61 ERA with a .291/.322/.400/.722 oppo. stat line.
old time braves are back.
I can’t tell if you’re serious or just trolling. I hope it’s trolling. Any manager who wouldn’t pitch Kimbrel with a 1 run lead should be fired.
August 31st, 201210:39 pm
You guys need to get used to the fact that they don’t use Kimbrel for multiple innings.
McFann :Ô: :Ô: :ô:
TOBF You can write in bold by using the letter b instead of strong… much quicker
Oh, I know—thanks! But my fingers are trained for “strong”, don’t know how they’d feel about a switch… I just sometimes don’t hold the shift key down long enough when in a hurry…
good thing this is still August, they still suck.
goof 4 u Disgusted, go find their blog and enjoy
jeffrey d, not what I was saying at all.
The wa things are going it will be a challenge to hang on to second in the division never mind the post season.
Times like this I wish we had a different manager. Don’t want to live last year all over again!
Wow, Pierre with such a dumb AB
August 31st, 201210:40 pm
nolie….If you have seen the closeups of Chipper in the past couple of weeks he has huge bags under his eyes……makes him look older than 40….
The A Bomb
One of the few times things locked in for the robot and the team let his circuitry down.
Geez, I love CMart…
Like I said
The party’s over
Anybody really surprised though? I mean really
August 31st, 201210:41 pm
WHO IN THE HELL IS CALLING PITCHES?
Aaaaaaand the Braves lose…
Way to go, guys….nice pitch there, martinez! Lol
Unbelievable. Martinez grooves a fastball on the first pitch to their hottest hitter??? What the ?
C. Mattinez sucks he has no business in MLB.
This Braves team is the worst in all of MLB I would trade em all straight up for the Houston Astros right now.
The Astros are in beter shape than the Braves. This is a disgrace.
Auggggggghhhhhhhh! I just said it!!!!’mm
1st time the site has let me post comments from my phone.
Though, righties hit Cmart better than lefties… but he’s still not the guy I want in that situation…
CMart continues his awful pitching from August… Damn, this sukks.
August 31st, 201210:42 pm
Phillies hit mistakes, the hanging slider there, we miss mistakes. Better get some bullpen help from that wavier wire before midnight.
September starts tomorrow, remember we’re not going to fold this year…LOL….
Choketember starts a day early.
Typical C. Martinez.
man what a pity….cmart, cmart…..mistakes ain’t smart
Hello Braves! Remember me?
Oh! I see you started without me!
August 31st, 201210:43 pm
At least we can distract ourselves with football while the Braves pull another el foldo.
too much………..Martinez again…..
Nats win 10-0 and we give another away…….
only good thing about it s St. Louis was the loser to the Nats…………
I challenge all the Braves fans to go out to the park tommorrow and Boo these lousy BUMBS when they take the field.
I plan on doing so.
Looks like the old Phillies…good thing they buried themselves while Utley and Howard were out…
Great job cmart. Helping the phillies get to 2 and 55 when down in the 9th
No we’re not.
Disgusted: How many teams have you been a fan of this year? 20?
August 31st, 201210:44 pm
De ja vu all over again. Wake me up when September ends!
A Bomb: “…a day early?” What about that road trip?
1-9 with runners in scoring position tonight…the Braves didn’t deserve the win anyways…
talk about a complete joke. laughable effort tonight. getting handled by bad teams.
C. Martinez is just not a very smart pitcher he is the Yunel of relief pitching.
at the end of the season …..which will be soon….first…fire that idiot manager…..second….give that washed-up, uninspired money hungry 3rd baseman a nice cake for his retirement…third….blow up this team of chokers and start over. they are horrendous.
August 31st, 201210:45 pm
don’t think kimbrel would have done that
were we leading after 6? If so, there goes that nice figure too
it’s not just CMart, its Durbin/Avalon et al…you could start a law firm with these losers….
This is what happens when you have a manager who mindf(*&cks half the team.
Guaranteed most of these guys HATE playing for this control freak.
DOB Needs To Ask TOUGHER QUESTIONS!
Folks, you have to tip your cap twice here. One tip of the cap goes to Kimbrel. He was the only Braves that was “dominant” and why be different? So he knows that and goes out and does a BRAVO and throws a hammer sammich for a tying home run! Atta boy, Kimbry!
And a final tip of the old capper goes to the Phillies. I mean…folks…they don’t have much to play for. And yet, they saw the Natsies were winning and they are doing their part to not let the Bravos go after a division title! Misery loves company but who knew! And to THAT, we say ATTA BOY PHILLIES!
Folks, go here if you can, please! http://forextradesimulator.com/
August 31st, 201210:46 pm
CHOKE CHOKE CHOKE CHOKE CHOKE CHOKE CHOKE
Your 2012 Atlanta Braves, ladies and gentleman.
CHOKE CHOKE CHOKE
The 2012 COLLAPSE is in good order.
Spit it out Atlanta. You are a team of LOSERS. What a joke. How so many players can piss down their leg, in the same game, is amazing. Only your 2012 Atlanta Braves are capable of this big a CHOKE JOB.
They do what they do best…your Atlanta Braves…
CHOKE CHOKE CHOKE CHOKE CHOKE CHOKE
Fredi should have taken Minor out sooner.
How many would have felt much more comfortable with Kimbrel still in there in the 10th even though he gave up the homer in the 9th? Yeh, I thought so, me too! If my wife can call me the “3 minute man”, I guess I can start calling CK the “3 out man”. He is a “specialist”. I hope he is unionized.
The Phillies are a better team than the Braves.
I doubt this team wins 5 more games the rest of the way.
Opponents stat line against CMart this year…. he doesn’t need to be pitching in high leverage situations. And he definitely doesn’t need to come back next year at a cost of 1.2mil for this.
Braves are 63-0 when leading after 8 this year…. gotta come back tonight against a toughie, Papelbon. Let’s do this!
August 31st, 201210:47 pm
no joe this crowd is not stuned we are used to this.
stick it sid, you old Chipper hater, you
Blah…if the game was gonna take this long, the least the Braves could do is win—was looking forward to going to bed early at last. Didn’t happen…
Not to mention there’s certain things we may find out that can’t be found out till the game is over and I want to know 3 hours ago…
I predicted a phillies sweep….
This is the worst run franchise is all of major league sports.
Bottom of the lineup…and I’m talkin’ *bottom*
Mr. Wren, why is this man on a major league roster?
August 31st, 201210:48 pm
Did anyone really think Uggla’s home run was going to mean anything?
It’s freakin Deja Vu ,the hisssing sound is the air coming out of the Braves playoff baloon.Exit stage left the swoon is on. Guess Chipper should have hit that Phillies catcher a little harder.More likely Chipper will stiffen up tonight and sit out tomorrow’s game.
Can’t defend a loss like this.
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