Tag Archives: atlanta braves

  • Jason Heyward Hit in Face by 90-MPH Fastball (GIF)

    Jason Heyward Hit in Face by 90-MPH Fastball (GIF)

    Think you had a pretty bad day at the office on Wednesday? Well, I bet you didn’t get hit in the face by a 90-mph fastball. So that’s something. Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward wasn’t so lucky. During the 6th inning of the Mets-Braves game at Citi Field in New York yesterday, a fastball from […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/31/2013 — Mike Minor

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/31/2013 — Mike Minor

    The Atlanta Braves are on a roll, and that roll continued during Wednesday night’s contest against the Colorado Rockies due in large part to Mike Minor‘s performance on the mound. Looking for their sixth win in a row, the Braves called upon Minor for the start, and the 25-year-old delivered in the form of seven […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/30/2013 — Freddie Freeman

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/30/2013 — Freddie Freeman

    The Atlanta Braves entered last night’s game against the Colorado Rockies with a four-game winning streak, and they left it with a five-game winning streak thanks in large part to Freddie Freeman‘s performance at the plate. The All-Star first baseman stepped up to the plate five times on the evening, and two of those at […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/11/2013 — Freddie Freeman

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/11/2013 — Freddie Freeman

    Yesterday night, Freddie Freeman learned that Braves fans had helped him earn enough votes to secure the final spot on the National League All-Star team, and he decided to repay them by using his bat to guide their team, and his, to a victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The All-Star first baseman started things off […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/5/2013 — Julio Teheran

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/5/2013 — Julio Teheran

    There were quite a few athletes who put forth impressive stat lines in the sports world yesterday.  Among them was Carlos Gonzalez, who hit three-home runs; Troy Tulowitzki, who went 5-for-5 with two homers; R.A. Dickey, who pitched 8.1 innings of two-hit shutout ball; and Tuukka Rask, who stopped 53 of 54 shots during a […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/6/2013 — Andrelton Simmons

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/6/2013 — Andrelton Simmons

    The Atlanta Braves have plenty of big names and big bats in their line-up, but on Monday night in Cincinnati, it was one of their lesser known players that was carrying the offense. Batting in the eighth spot of the Braves’ line-up, shortstop Andrelton Simmons stepped up to the plate four times, and two of […]

  • The 15 Most Awesome Retirement Gifts Given To Chipper Jones

    The 15 Most Awesome Retirement Gifts Given To Chipper Jones

    You know, it might be easy to overlook the career of retiring Braves third baseman Chipper Jones. Throughout his entire 18-year, the man only led a significant statistical category three times—OPS in in 2006, and BA and OBP in 2007. However, when you look at his career numbers, they’re actually kind of mind-blowing: .303/.401/.529, with […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 9/19/12 — Kris Medlen

    Stat Line Of The Night — 9/19/12 — Kris Medlen

      The dominance of Kris Medlen continues. In his first nine starts for the Atlanta Braves this season, Medlen was a perfect 7-0 with two no-decisions, and he hadn’t allowed more than two earned runs against in any of those contests. As for last night’s game against the Miami Marlins, Medlen delivered the type of […]