4:20 pm October 5, 2012, by David O'Brien
October 5th, 20127:06 pm
A little confidence people? Please? Go braves.
94 games shot to hell in one game shoot out.
HOF 3B who can’t hit or can’t field ini the big game….. $13 million
All-Star 2B who can’t hit or can’t field in the big game…. $13 million
Completely sh!tting yourself on national stage for the whole world to see….
wow durbin?? thats the best we have? woow JUST WOW.
I knew they were going to choke, but I expected something less embarrasing…
So your hall of fame player and your 17millon dollar a year man let their nerves get the most of them in a 1 game elimination situation. adn pitched well enough to win, but the errors and lack of plate presence makes this an easy win for the Cards!
If Fredi had half a brain here, he would’ve brought in Kimbrel. Need a strikeout now. That’s who you go to.
NO MORE FREDI
Let’s go A’s!!!
i fear we’re stuck with uggla. but you can damn sure stick his butt in LF. which i said we should’ve done since we got him.
Looking towards dob blog on the season.
Turner field is a cursed ballpark
Brian from SC
Absolutely critical to prevent a run from scoring at all costs, so you go with your (at-best) fourth-best relief pitcher. Fredis’ not alone…every manager manages like this.
Glad all the drive-by haters are having so much fun. I guess somebody should.
Frank Shab in PA
I told you all THE LAST 2 YEARS THE PLAYOFF CURSE OF BROOKS CONRAD HAS STRUCK AGAIN.
IT NEVER FAILS SOMEHOW THE FIELDERS TURN TO STONE WHEN TRYING TO CATCH/THROW A GROUND BALL.
Hammer the Homer
Its not over yet……..darn u guys stop the whining
I was a Brave fan when they couldn’t buy a win (back when I was certain Ted Turner kept the team just for a tax right-off). I was a Brave fan in the 1990’s when they went worse to first and started an unprecedented run of post-season appearances and wins. And I’m a Braves fan today — win or lose these are MY BRAVES. I hope they turn it around and win today but, regardless, I am and will be a Braves fan with no apologies to anyone ever.
I officially hate Bud Selieg.
This is fielding, not Medlen, fans and Braves deserve better than this. Cellini on 790 had this one pegged right on!
October 5th, 20127:07 pm
With ownership in Denver caring only about the bottom line does anyone really think Frank Wren is doing anything at the end of the year?
Chuck from Waycross
October 5th, 20127:08 pm
the pain will continue tomorrow in columbia…dawgs also fold under pressure…its a georgia thing…
The Cardinals are the luckiest team in baseball – don’t get me wrong they are a good team, but they always seem to have luck on their side too.
Hammer the Homer
October 5th, 2012
hey fair-weathered fans……….at least they in a playoff game even if they are losing…………lol
You’re an Idiot
We Will Get Fooled Again
This really feels like a funeral procession now.
Pathetic. Expected nothing less from this team, they truly are the kings of choking.
No Hope 4 Braves
Somebody call the paramedics. The Braves are choking again. Sorry way for Chipper to go out, with everyone remembering his error as the thing that lost our chances. I’ve said it all year, fg needs to go, maybe this will be the nail in his coffin after that numbskull squeeze. What a dimwit.
October 5th, 2012
I’ve always hated Bud Selig. I just hate him even more now.
chokers delight..chipper will go out as chipper buckner…that error was ridiculous..he checked out a week a go..so long chip…enjoy retirement…
Season feels like it was worthless and a waste. Rather not make it then choke like tonight
October 5th, 20127:09 pm
Wow just wow
I’m done I can’t watch this anymore
Lil' Barry Bailout
Choke part trois.
cue the clown music
What a MELTDOWN!
No one “deserves” anything….
You want it, you go get it.
0-8 in decisive home playoff games.
And another error…..lol
This is just absurd now.
Can I say this game was fixed…………….. ? ?
“hey fair-weathered fans……….at least they in a playoff game even if they are losing…………lol”
Problem is, that’s been the problem since the Yankees stole our ballsack in 1996.
Ted Turner was great. The Ted, not so much.
Still holdin’ out.
And as I write that, Simmons pukes.
Ok, things are dark now.
Braves = Choke.
Are you kidding me?
Great job fooling us, Braves. Unreal.
SORRY PIECE OF SH** TEAM IS IMPLODING.
Another embarrassing loss for an Atlanta team on the national stage. Braves/Hawks/Jackets ALWAYS choke when the lites get bright.
Need to take the sure out, wish Janish was playing.
Did I enter a time machine? Am I watching the Giants and Braves?
this is embarrassing, may as well pack up bravos, go home. choke of epic proportions. we did it al September last year, now just 1 day in October.
funny as hell
NOW 3RD SIMMONS
THANKS BROOKS AGAIN
Gotta have hope. It ain’t over yet. Come on Braves
What a bunch of crap
Simmons really playing well tonight.
At least we know he’s playing for the right team.
Is Livan in the pen tonight?
October 5th, 20127:10 pm
Atlanta Choke Braves
Watching the Atlanta teams in the postseason is just plain sad.
TBS knew what they were doing keeping this game out of prime time
Paid to lose it…………………….FIXED !
How can a group of grown men be so ill equipped to handle pressure? I truly don’t understand it.
TED TURNER is in the house. Maybe he will buy back team?
Well it’s over. I feel I can say that because … I just can. Be a long offseason again.
Simmons records the third error of the game and franikly the Braves are in throw it away mode! Unfortunately, it all started with the error on Chipper which let three runs score even though officially only two were unearned. But, that put the Braves behind the eight ball and the pressure of the one-game playoff game tightened the fielding up big time. Simmons did not field the sharp liner to short cleanly and then rushed his throw (which was the only way to get the out) but with the Cards up three now, I hear Don Meredith tuning up his pipes for his signature song!
Talk about screwy wild things happening. When a ball’s hit to Simba, you expect an out to be made. He just gave up an out.
What a way for Chipper to go out.
This is a choke – again 9 outs to prove something
THIS is why i’m typically pessimistic…..
It keeps on happening like a bad dream.
Shelfish Chipper need 2 retrie now!
It all Chiper fault. I done tod U retards ne need 2 retrie last year and this is what happen.
Way 2 go shelfish Chipper
October 5th, 20127:11 pm
Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS
#braves, top defensive team during year, now have errors by 3/4ths of infield (not freddie). 5-2 #cards.
just shoot me. braves in the playoffs will put you in a loony bin.
I can’t believe this is happening. I’ve never seen a team choke this hard. They are completely collapsing.
If we don’t pull this one off (and I’m still hoping we can), can we pin the loss on the IF?
If they had lost straight up, I’d be okay with it. But to lose in such an embarrasing way is just awful.
Chipper will be back… in the AL. He won’t go out like this.
Down by 2 with a runner on 3rd we needed a strikeout in that spot. Bringing in Durbin was dumb! Either leave in Medlen or bring in Kimbrel! Kimbrel will be of no use later.
Didn’t take but one season for Andrelton to catch the Loser Disease.
October 5th, 2012
At least the braves made it to the post season this year before collapsing. That’s progress right?
Not when you have only one championship to show for nearly a half-century of competition.
can’t commit 3 errors if you expect to win a game. durbin did his job and got the ground ball
October 5th, 20127:12 pm
This team will find a way to screw up anything. It’s mind boggling how small they come up in big spots year after year. Pathetic effort.
Long about this time, the Duke Boys decided to show ole Boss Hogg what choking was all about….Go Cards Go Giants
3 errors! I can’t believe the braves are choking again!
If this isn’t a choke….it comes close. Praying for a miracle finish.
Done with this team. They are nothing more than a stepping stone to teams in the playoffs. I hope they lose 100 games next season, f’n chokers. Congrats St Louis, you just came into the packed stadium of a team in a high pressure game and completely dominated them. F_ck you Atlanta, you bunch of pathetic ass losers.
I guess I really did expect this..season ticket holder 8 years, now you know why I’m not anymore.
I think someone commented earlier that they were scared of Durbin pitching and many of us said that he wont pitch in a close game. he pitches only if its a blowout. Yu bring your worst reliver in when you have hudson minor kimbrel eof avilan and venters??
Another great throw! CHOKE CHOKE CHOKE These are your Atlanta Braves. They were so excited to play…and when they did they pissed down their leg. Quite a bunch. What a joke.
“Glad all the drive-by haters are having so much fun. I guess somebody should.”
Drive by? I’ve been watching this movie on repeat for almost 20 years. The only thing missing is a Danny Bautista dropped fly ball and Eric Gregg’s strikezone.
This was predictable as the sun rising in the East.
Here’s the funny bit of irony….. The Braves will win Medlens first 7-8 starts next year to extend that streak to 30+ games or so. With the lone “loss” being the most important game of the 2012 season.
What a way to finish off the season, if we don’t come back.
I’m outta here. Thanks to you folks who have remained positive this year. It’s been fun. It really ain’t fun here when the team is losing.
Looks like we have the not ready for primetime players. Hands around throat.
Did someone forget to send the Braves a memo that this is a win or go home game? HAHAHAHHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
Braves about to lose another elimination game at the TED. Its automatic they are just pretenders
Not scoring much and are playing bad defense. Too much like 2010
Bravofan: durbin didnt do his job! We needed a strikeout in that spot!!
I HATE THE GOLDEN BOY CARDS!!!!!
Braves #17 Fan
Disappointing game, yes, but some of these posts are ridiculous.
I can’t take anymore of this. Nite all
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