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13 Mar

Spring juggernaut rolls on

Boxscore: Atlanta vs. Florida – March 13, 2009 | News Having the best record in the Grapefruit League and $4 will get you a cup of coffee. Infante, one of four Braves with two hits each (team total 14) hit a two-run homer in a six-run fifth. Francoeur was 2-3 with two runs and […]

12 Mar

More exciting exhibition baseball

Boxscore: Washington vs. Atlanta – March 12, 2009 | News Braves win, does not matter. Jurrjens gave up a couple of runs. Brandon Jones had two hits and two RBI, is hitting .360, and will not make the team. Infante and Freeman also had two hits. Heyward hit a homer. Gonzalez had a nice […]

10 Mar

Feel the excitement!

Boxscore: Atlanta vs. Houston – March 10, 2009 | News Derek Lowe threw four perfect innings, striking out six! Francoeur walked and scored! KJ had two hits! Infante tripled in two runs! Stephen Marek gave up three runs on a hit and two walks, but they were scored as “unearned” so his ERA sits […]

05 Mar

Francoeur homered, whoopie!

Boxscore: Venezuela vs. Atlanta – March 5, 2009 | News Braves win, it doesn’t matter. Venezuela had several real players, and got a run off of Lowe and three off of Ridgway, who is a terrible, terrible pitcher. The Braves had just five hits, but nine walks, including two by Prado, of all people. […]

04 Mar

Braves beat Yankees, matters even less than usual

Boxscore: NY Yankees vs. Atlanta – March 4, 2009 | News With Captain America and Dr. PED off representing various countries, it’s hardly the Yankees, is it? Kotchman doubled in a couple of runs. The Braves had six hits, but five of them were doubles. Francoeur, who is hitting .091, not that it matters, […]

03 Mar


Boxscore: Panama vs. Atlanta – March 3, 2009 | News The Braves jumped all over Panama, not that it matters. Also, Bruce Chen was their starting pitcher, so what do you expect? Tommy Hanson struck out the side (including Jose Castillo) in the first, gave up one “unearned” run in the third. Norton had […]

27 Feb

Okay, this is sort of a recap, but it isn’t a good recap

Boxscore: Atlanta vs. Pittsburgh – February 27, 2009 | News Kenshin Kawakami made his debut, pitched a couple of innings, gave up one hit, struck out one. Braves pitchers struck out ten, led by Carlyle with three. Chipper, Francoeur, and McCann played with various backups, plus putative CF Janderson. Chipper homered. Francoeur was 0-1 […]

26 Feb

This is not a recap

Boxscore: Houston vs. Atlanta – February 26, 2009 | News Dave Ross will occasionally hit a homer and did today. Freddie Freeman also homered. Brandon Jones had two hits; that and cab fare from Gwinnett will get him to Turner Field to start the season. Hanson had good stuff but was not particularly effective, […]

25 Feb

I don’t recap these things because they’re pointless

Boxscore: Atlanta vs. Detroit – February 25, 2009 | News Schafer hit a homer, had a misplay. Francoeur sucks. Freeman played and drove in a couple of runs. Heyward played and didn’t do anything. Someone won, it wasn’t the Braves, and it matters not.

11 Mar

Game so unimportant they didn’t bother to finish it

The Official Site of Major League Baseball: News: Boxscore 11 inning tie, thanks to Joe Borchard, who singled in two runs in the ninth, and Ryan Langerhans — the Borchard of Times Past — throwing out a Brave at the plate in the tenth. The Braves struck out eight times in three innings against the […]

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