Clayton Kershaw

Same Old Sad Braves Song

Same Old Sad Braves Song

Atlanta Braves fans, who have followed the team since the early 90s, have been disappointed often over the years.  Exciting, competitive Braves teams, have seemingly turned to jelly, more times than not, in the postseason. The Braves postseason pitching always seems to range from good to outstanding, while the hitting ranges from below average to horror show.  While the pitching did actually show ... »

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Dodgers Send Braves Home

Uribe’s 8th inning home run put an end to the Atlanta Braves 2013 season. The Dodgers won 4-3 and won the NLDS 3-1. The Dodgers relied on the bat of Carl Crawford to get their first 2 runs during game 4.  His home runs in the 1st and 3rd innings put the Dodgers up 2-0. The Braves finally managed to tie things up against Kershaw in the 4th inning.  It started when Chris Johnson singled to left fiel... »

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Braves Need Major Minor Tonight

Game 1 of the NLDS started with a bang for the Atlanta Braves but things quickly changed after Medlen struck out the side in the top of the first.  The Braves knew it was going to be a tough task to take down Clayton Kershaw, and that ended up being an understatement.  After Kershaw toed the rubber in the bottom of the second, with the lead, he never looked back.  The Cy Young candidate lived up t... »

Braves Face Their Biggest Hurdle First

Braves Face Their Biggest Hurdle First

We have seen 162 games and the playoffs are finally here.  Giving up the best record in the NL is not the way that Atlanta Braves fans wanted the season to end, but it happened, and I think that means big trouble for the Bravos. I certainly won’t say that the Braves have no chance against the Dodgers, because that’s simply not true, but I do think that this is the toughest match-up in ... »

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Money Talks: Braves Odds On NL East Favorite

Bovada has released its major league odds and they like the Atlanta Braves chances in the rest of the season and the playoffs. The Braves are 1/3 favorites to win the National League Eastern Division, while the second place Washington Nationals are listed at 2/1.  The Phillies are touted at a respectable 18/1, while the Mets are a hopeless 50/1 and the Marlins are considered almost no chance at 10... »

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Justin Upton Leading MVP Candidate

Still early in the season, but Braves right fielder Justin Upton is the favorite to win the National League MVP Award, according to Bovada Online Casino. Upton is listed at 9 to 2 odds, with Washington right fielder Bryce Harper a close second at 11 to 2, Colorado shortstop Troy Tulowitzki third at 15 to 2, and San Francisco catcher Buster Posey, Milwaukee left fielder Ryan Braun and Cincinnati fi... »