ImageImageImage

2017 Games Thread -- The future is now

Moderators: HMFFL, ATL Boy

Ruzious
Forum Mod
Forum Mod
Posts: 32,203
And1: 1,956
Joined: Jul 17, 2001
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves struggling to find consistency 

Post#101 » by Ruzious » Sun Apr 30, 2017 7:02 pm

Braves offense is getting in gear, but Folty... he was real good in his last start. Today, he's lights out, so far through 3. I don't wanna jinx him.
"Every dollar devoted to 9th seed is like money in the bank. You gotta spend money to lose money. Trade next year's 1st while you're at it, for that extra UNNGH! the team will need." - montestewart on Wizards management
User avatar
Nemesis21
RealGM
Posts: 32,179
And1: 3,121
Joined: Feb 11, 2006
Location: Stuck in hell until Rich Devos & Alex Martins are gone
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves struggling to find consistency 

Post#102 » by Nemesis21 » Sun Apr 30, 2017 7:20 pm

Folty on fire today!
Image
User avatar
ATL Boy
Forum Mod - Hawks
Forum Mod - Hawks
Posts: 9,504
And1: 2,364
Joined: May 15, 2011
Location: Atlanta GA
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves struggling to find consistency 

Post#103 » by ATL Boy » Sun Apr 30, 2017 9:43 pm

Dansby Swanson's error costs the Braves their win streak.


Sent from my iPhone using RealGM mobile app
SichtingLives wrote:life hack:

When a man heaves a live chainsaw towards you from distance, stand still. No one has good accuracy throwing a chainsaw.
User avatar
Nemesis21
RealGM
Posts: 32,179
And1: 3,121
Joined: Feb 11, 2006
Location: Stuck in hell until Rich Devos & Alex Martins are gone
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves struggling to find consistency 

Post#104 » by Nemesis21 » Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:53 pm

:banghead:
Image
User avatar
Nemesis21
RealGM
Posts: 32,179
And1: 3,121
Joined: Feb 11, 2006
Location: Stuck in hell until Rich Devos & Alex Martins are gone
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves struggling to find consistency 

Post#105 » by Nemesis21 » Wed May 3, 2017 11:43 am

Braves beat the Mets 9-7, Dickey is 2-0 vs Harvey this season. :D
Image
User avatar
HMFFL
Global Mod
Global Mod
Posts: 36,663
And1: 526
Joined: Mar 10, 2004

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves aim for playoff contention 

Post#106 » by HMFFL » Thu May 4, 2017 5:04 am

I went to the new stadium last night for the first time and witnessed a complete blowout win by the Mets.
It was a good experience overall.
The stadium is small, or appears to be, but is nice, and seems simple. I like how open it is as far as walking around the lower concourse area by concession stands.
The biggest nightmare about the location of the stadium is what everybody has assumed....Traffic!!!

I highly doubt I will go back often like I use to at Turner Field. A couple of games a year at the new Stadium will be enough for me, not that my work schedule these days allows much free time.
User avatar
Nemesis21
RealGM
Posts: 32,179
And1: 3,121
Joined: Feb 11, 2006
Location: Stuck in hell until Rich Devos & Alex Martins are gone
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves aim for playoff contention 

Post#107 » by Nemesis21 » Thu May 4, 2017 11:43 am

Colon has been crap so far, 1-3 6.27 ERA. EOF and his 7.45 ERA needs to GTFO. Wisler and Blair still can't figure it out at the MLB level, both get rocked in the bigs. We should trade both before their value is none. Wisler with a 12.60 ERA with a little over 5 IP out of the pen.
Image
User avatar
ATL Boy
Forum Mod - Hawks
Forum Mod - Hawks
Posts: 9,504
And1: 2,364
Joined: May 15, 2011
Location: Atlanta GA
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves aim for playoff contention 

Post#108 » by ATL Boy » Thu May 4, 2017 7:39 pm

Colon just isn't good. Wisler wasn't worth Kimbrel in the least bit.
SichtingLives wrote:life hack:

When a man heaves a live chainsaw towards you from distance, stand still. No one has good accuracy throwing a chainsaw.
User avatar
Nemesis21
RealGM
Posts: 32,179
And1: 3,121
Joined: Feb 11, 2006
Location: Stuck in hell until Rich Devos & Alex Martins are gone
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves aim for playoff contention 

Post#109 » by Nemesis21 » Fri May 5, 2017 3:09 pm

Last night's game vs the Mets was postponed due to weather.

The Braves have sent Wisler back down to AAA, called up RP Sam Freeman. In nine relief appearances with Gwinnett, Freeman had a 0.87 ERA with eight strikeouts in 10 1/3 innings.



The Cardinals are in town this weekend. Lynn vs Folty 7:35 PM ET
Image
User avatar
Nemesis21
RealGM
Posts: 32,179
And1: 3,121
Joined: Feb 11, 2006
Location: Stuck in hell until Rich Devos & Alex Martins are gone
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves aim for playoff contention 

Post#110 » by Nemesis21 » Sat May 6, 2017 12:29 am

3-0 Cardinals in the 3rd
Image
User avatar
Nemesis21
RealGM
Posts: 32,179
And1: 3,121
Joined: Feb 11, 2006
Location: Stuck in hell until Rich Devos & Alex Martins are gone
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves aim for playoff contention 

Post#111 » by Nemesis21 » Sat May 6, 2017 12:41 am

5-0 Cardinals. Folty getting lit up, while Lynn holding us to two hits. :banghead:
Image
User avatar
Nemesis21
RealGM
Posts: 32,179
And1: 3,121
Joined: Feb 11, 2006
Location: Stuck in hell until Rich Devos & Alex Martins are gone
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves aim for playoff contention 

Post#112 » by Nemesis21 » Sat May 6, 2017 1:00 am

7-0 Cards. When it rains, it pours.
Image
User avatar
Nemesis21
RealGM
Posts: 32,179
And1: 3,121
Joined: Feb 11, 2006
Location: Stuck in hell until Rich Devos & Alex Martins are gone
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves aim for playoff contention 

Post#113 » by Nemesis21 » Sat May 6, 2017 2:34 am

10-0 Cards in the 8th
Image
User avatar
Nemesis21
RealGM
Posts: 32,179
And1: 3,121
Joined: Feb 11, 2006
Location: Stuck in hell until Rich Devos & Alex Martins are gone
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves aim for playoff contention 

Post#114 » by Nemesis21 » Sat May 6, 2017 4:19 pm

Read on Twitter



:banghead:
Image
User avatar
ATL Boy
Forum Mod - Hawks
Forum Mod - Hawks
Posts: 9,504
And1: 2,364
Joined: May 15, 2011
Location: Atlanta GA
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves aim for playoff contention 

Post#115 » by ATL Boy » Sat May 6, 2017 8:08 pm

I just can't give Coppy another pass if our pitching (and team) continues to be trash going into next season. With how bad we look this seems like another throw-away season, three of these in a row is my limit with a front office.

The only reason we're even at 11 wins right now is because Freddie Freeman seems to be completing one of the 12 labors of Hercules in willing this terrible team around him to victories.
SichtingLives wrote:life hack:

When a man heaves a live chainsaw towards you from distance, stand still. No one has good accuracy throwing a chainsaw.
User avatar
Nemesis21
RealGM
Posts: 32,179
And1: 3,121
Joined: Feb 11, 2006
Location: Stuck in hell until Rich Devos & Alex Martins are gone
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves aim for playoff contention 

Post#116 » by Nemesis21 » Sat May 6, 2017 9:03 pm

Leake vs Teheran 7:10 PM ET
Image
User avatar
Nemesis21
RealGM
Posts: 32,179
And1: 3,121
Joined: Feb 11, 2006
Location: Stuck in hell until Rich Devos & Alex Martins are gone
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves aim for playoff contention 

Post#117 » by Nemesis21 » Sun May 7, 2017 7:24 pm

4-2 Cards in the 7th. They will get the sweep, all three of our starting pitchers in these series have been crap.
Image
User avatar
Nemesis21
RealGM
Posts: 32,179
And1: 3,121
Joined: Feb 11, 2006
Location: Stuck in hell until Rich Devos & Alex Martins are gone
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves aim for playoff contention 

Post#118 » by Nemesis21 » Sun May 7, 2017 8:21 pm

4-4 in the 10th
Image
Ruzious
Forum Mod
Forum Mod
Posts: 32,203
And1: 1,956
Joined: Jul 17, 2001
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves aim for playoff contention 

Post#119 » by Ruzious » Sun May 7, 2017 8:31 pm

Hate to see Kemp strike out in the 10th after the Cards intentionally walk Freddie with 2 out.
"Every dollar devoted to 9th seed is like money in the bank. You gotta spend money to lose money. Trade next year's 1st while you're at it, for that extra UNNGH! the team will need." - montestewart on Wizards management
User avatar
Nemesis21
RealGM
Posts: 32,179
And1: 3,121
Joined: Feb 11, 2006
Location: Stuck in hell until Rich Devos & Alex Martins are gone
       

Re: 2017 Games Thread: Braves aim for playoff contention 

Post#120 » by Nemesis21 » Sun May 7, 2017 11:16 pm

Collmenter gives up the game winning 2 run HR in the 14th. Why not just stick with Motte??
Image

Return to Atlanta Braves