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Archive for September 3rd, 2012

03 Sep

Braves 6, Rockies 1

Colorado Rockies vs. Atlanta Braves – Box Score – September 3, 2012 So, it’s completely ridiculous to compare to Kris Medlen to Greg Maddux. For one thing, his scoreless inning streak ended at 34 2/3, nearly five innings less than the 39 1/3 inning streak that Greg Maddux managed in 2000. Second of all, the […]

03 Sep

Jeff Baker

At popular request, here’s a writeup of Jeff Baker, whom the Braves acquired on August 31, just before the playoff deadline. It will come as no surprise to you that Jeff Baker isn’t a great baseball player. A 31-year-old former Clemson Tiger turned Detroit Tiger, he doesn’t walk, is a below-average fielder, and can’t hit […]

03 Sep

Braves 8, Phillies 7

Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves – Box Score – September 2, 2012 Well, we’ve had a couple of eventful days. Let’s tick off a few of the news items first: Peter Moylan‘s back, the Braves acquired utilityman/pinch hitter Jeff Baker for a PTBNL or cash, and as September rosters expanded, the Braves called up Moylan, […]

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