I know that right now, psychologically, most of Baseball America is watching Yankees and Tigers to make sure the Yankees lose. However, in Atlanta, for most of us Baseball ended with the wild card game a tad over a week ago. I had to, emotionally and mentally, wait a week to write this for a
So the Braves had just come off a week in which they were swept by the Phillies, swept by the Cardinals, and saw their seemingly insurmountable Wild Card lead crumble down to an uneasy 4.5 games. Back home from the brutal road trip, the Braves kicked off a three-game series against the lowly Florida Marlins.
50 saves. 128 strikeouts. 1.70 earned run average. Braves rookie closer Craig Kimbrel is on pace for a stellar season. Not just for a rookie, but for any pitcher. Rookie, veteran, starter, reliever, there’s no debate that Kimbrel has emerged as one of the best pitchers in the National League this season. But with starting
The past couple of week have been especially exciting for sports fans who enjoy ‘the art of the deal’. After finally agreeing to the end the lockout, the NFL went into a free agent frenzy, as teams rushed to sign hundreds of players to new deals in time to get them into training camp. Meanwhile,