Jose Ramirez pitched the eighth, yielding nothing thanks to another Dansby Swanson-started double play. Jose can bring it, and Dansby can play. He can dance too.
Newly extended Jim Johnson pitched the ninth. He gave up a hit to Miguel Cabrera – Miggy can hit — but he struck out the final two hitters at Turner Field. That’s how you play the spoiler.
The Braves ended the year with a record of 68 and 93. They’re better than that.