Posts Tagged ‘atlanta braves’

Ian Anderson Dazzles in Debut

Not many MLB debuts will possess the pizzazz of Atlanta’s Ian Anderson. The 22-year-old righty from Clifton Park, NY dazzled in his big league debut yesterday, outdueling $324 million-man Gerrit Cole and defeating the New York Yankees. This loss ended Cole’s 20-game winning streak as the Atlanta Braves beat New York 5-1 Wednesday to open a doubleheader. […]

Dustin Peterson leads Braves Onslaught

Braves Hitting HITTERS AB R H RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG O. Albies2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .313 .371 .344 S. Kazmar2B 2 1 1 0 0 0 .154 .267 .154 D. SwansonSS 5 1 1 2 0 0 .185 .290 .407 C. RondonPR-SS 1 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 […]

Snitker – “Going in the direction.”

The Braves Brian Snitker shed the “Interim” tag on Tuesday as he took in an Instructional League game at Champions Stadium against Canadian National Junior team.  “I’m feeling good right now, excited,” said Snitker.  As to the action on the field Snitker said, “Watching these kids right now shows the organization is going in the right […]

Anderson Notches First Pro W

The Atlanta Braves first pick in this June’s draft Ian Anderson got his first professional win on Monday with his parents, twin brother and younger brother present.  Anderson went five innings in a 5-2 Braves GCL win over the Pirates at Disney.  The 18-year old allowed an unearned run on four hits while walking two […]

Anderson Strong in Second Start

Ian Anderson went three innings during his second pro start on Tuesday allowing one run over three innings.  Taken third overall in this June’s draft Anderson allowed one run on three hits while walking two and striking out two.  He threw 53 pitches, 31 strikes with six of the 13 batters he faced getting first […]

Ian Anderson Makes Pro Debut

  LAKELAND, Fla.—Being only 18 and with the weight on your shoulders of being a team’s number one draft pick Ian Anderson didn’t show it on Wednesday as he made his professional baseball debut. The right-hander was the first pick of the Atlanta Braves, third overall, in this June’s draft throwing three good innings against […]

Dickey, Saunders, Osuna – Jays Win

RA Dickey (right),  threw three shutout innings as the Blue Jays registered their fifth win of the spring beating the Braves 3-1.  Dickey allowed just one hit and walked one to get the win.  Michael Saunders put the Jays on the board for good in the third with his third homer of the spring, a solo shot […]

Phillies Win Softball Game 12-11

    A dramatic three-run walk-off homer by Cedric Hunter in the bottom of the ninth inning sent Philadelphia Phillies fans home happy Friday at Bright House Field in Clearwater, as the Phils defeated the Atlanta Braves 12-11 in a wild game that saw 11 runs scored in the game’s final two innings. The Phillies […]


Another year has ended for what it’s worth and yours truly might have learned a thing or two, maybe. First off fans check out those other year end stories; they were written in mid-November and published the first two weeks of December. Therefore it appears that the writers don’t think much of the last month […]

Rays and Ramirez Silence the Braves

  If Kevin Kiermaier’s thumb was bothering you could not tell by the way he swung the bat tonight.  With 2 outs and a runner on 1st in the bottom of the 7th inning, Kiermaier took a Williams Perez 1-2 pitch deep over the right field wall to give the Rays a 2-0 lead and […]