1. The 2009 Atlanta Braves, Baseball Card Lineup

    the 2009 Atlanta Braves have the chance to do something special. They have the chance to come out of no where and contend for a world championship...

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  2. College Football Ramblings and Observations.

    Until the WAC and the Mountain West can get together and form some kind of “super” conference, they don’t deserve a BCS bid. No matter what...

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  3. Mat Gamel gets his first MLB start

    Mat Gamel gets his first MLB start: 1-3, 1 HR, 3 RBI The Brew Crew has made it very clear that Bill Hall is going no where. Fans excited over Gamel’s first start should realize that he isn’t your new third baseman...

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  4. Brett Cecil Shines in His First Two Starts

    5/5 vs Cleveland: 6 IP, 1 ER, 6 K, ND 5/10 vs Oakland: 8 IP, 0 ER, 6 K, 2 BB, Win In two MLB starts, Brett Cecil has shown us a quality start, and a lights out start...

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  5. David Ross Shines While Replacing Brian McCann

    In the interest of giving credit where credit is due, Braves nation owes a major applause for the work David Ross has put in thus far. .289/.411/.574 is better than anyone realistically expected out of him...

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  6. Zack Greinke: Baseball's Best Story in 2009

    Raise your hand if you saw this coming. I sure didn’t. Two years ago, I had written Zack Greinke off as a failed prospect and tossed his name in with the Todd Van Poppels of the world...

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  7. Ryan Zimmerman Keeps the Hitting Streak Alive with a Blast

    Zimmy came into Thursday’s game versus the Cardinals on an 18-game hit streak, and he managed to extend it to 19 with a first-inning home run off of Mitch Boggs...

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  8. Jordan Schafer Is Clearly the Best Option the Braves Have for a Leadoff Hitter

    Prepare for Metamorphosis. Ready, Kafka? He’s ready. Last night it was plainly obvious that he is the best option the Braves have for a leadoff hitter...

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  9. Rockies-Padres: Dexter Fowler Runs Wild on Chris Young

    On a night when Albert Pujols strikes out twice, Murphy’s law is in full effect. The Stat Line: 2-4 2 BB 3 R 5 SB The Rockies had some serious green light action going on between ...

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  10. Albert Pujols Isn't a Machine—Or So We Think

    Cardinals 12, Mets 8 The Stat Line: 4 AB, 4 R, 3 H, 3 RBI, 1 BB, 1 SO, 2 LOB, 2 HR, 1 IBB, 1 SB, 9 TB Congrats to El Hombre. He had what would have to be the fullest stat line we’ve chronicled to date...

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  11. Johnny Cueto is Back in the Swing of Things

    Wednesday's line: GS, 7 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K, W, CBO / 2-2 Not many teams will be able to lay claim to shutting out the Chicago Cubs over the 2009 season...

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  12. On the Brink: Neftali Feliz

    DOB: 05/02/1988 Frame: 6'3'' 180 lbs Stuff: Four seam fastball(94-99 MPH consistently, plus plus pitch), curve ball(promising), and a change up(improving)...

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  13. Clayton Kershaw: Season Stat Line

    Clayton Kershaw has learned the art of working hitters over. 2009: 12 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 5 BB, 19 K, 0 HR. Last year Clayton Kershaw proved that he had all the tools necessary to be a front of the rotation starter in the major leagues...

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  14. Ian Kinsler Delivers a Special Performance on Jackie Robinson Day.

    The number 42 should now hold an even deeper meaning for Ranger second baseman Ian Kinsler. On Jackie Robinson day, he turned in the best performance of his career to date with a 6-6 cycle...

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  15. Chris Volstad Solidifies a Deep Florida Marlin Rotation

    The 2009 Marlins rotation, as most of you are aware, is quite good. Josh Johnson and Ricky Nolasco account for a starting two that opposing teams are happy to miss in a three-game series...

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  16. Travis Snider: Blue Jays' Prospect Making Impact

    Travis Snider, proving us MiLB guys right: 2-3 2 HR 3 RBI 1 BB 1 SB There are very few certainties in the world of prospect projection...

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  17. MLB Prospects That Could Impact Their Teams in 2009

    Minor league baseball has been an obsession of mine for the last few years, so I can’t help but make a post about it...

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  18. Alfonso Soriano Becomes the 19th Player To Join the 250/250 Club

    Alfonso Soriano has hit over 30 home runs and stolen 30 bases in four of his big league seasons. In his lone year with the Washington Nationals he joined Jose Canseco and Alex Rodriguez in the 40/40 club...

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  19. Cole Hamels Is Philly Nation's Number One Concern

    Cole Hamels 3.6 IP, 11 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 17.18 ERA Rumors of elbow problems from your ace is probably the worst news a manager can ever hear...

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  20. Cardinals-Pirates: Chris Carpenter Parties Like It's 2005

    7.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 7 K, 0.00 ERA Chris Carpenter gave Cardinal fans a 2005 flashback. And St. Louis picked up a 2-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday night. Carpenter had himself a game Thursday night...

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  21. Braves-Phillies: Atlanta's Relief Pitching Falls Apart in Epic Collapse

    Atlanta Braves Relievers, 7th Inning vs. Phillies, April 8, 2009: 1 IP, 5 H, 9 R, 9 ER, 6 BB, 0 K, 0 HR, 81.00 ERA, 1 HBP, 1 BS, 1 L...

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  22. Albert Pujols: The Ken Griffey Jr. of This Decade

    Albert Pujols: 2-3, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 BB It is always hard to tell where a player fits within the scope of history while they are still active. It is even harder when they are still putting up huge numbers...

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  23. The Atlanta Braves Minor League Roster Report: Myrtle Beach

    The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Class A advanced affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, will start the year in with more talent than any Braves affiliated minor league team...

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  24. Phillipe Aumont Converted into a Reliever

    Many of you are at least familiar with Seattle Mariners prospect Phillipe Aumont. This Canadian, 6'7" lightning rod of a pitcher has tools to compare with any minor league pitcher on any roster...

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  25. Ken Griffey Jr. Provides a Turn Back the Clock Moment

    As a man in his 30s, I view Ken Griffey Jr. as my generation’s player. His mixture of grace and hustle combined with never before seen talent made us proud to call him our own...

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