Posts Tagged: ATLANTA BRAVES

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Lily’s National Anthem

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My job as a sports blogger is to be snarky and judgmental about everything, but earlier today I posted a video of a <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/07/finally-a-kid-who-deserves-it">grateful kid being happy about baseball</a> so I might not have any idea what I'm doing.

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The Pirates Are Finally In Second: A Retrospective Of 18 Losing Seasons

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Last night, baseball fans witnessed a modern miracle as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Houston Astros 5-1 to move 4 games over.

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Week In Review: Osama Had A Bad Day

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If I had to choose the biggest one hit wonder of modern popular music (I have to be fair to that hack Perotin) it would be, without a single doubt in my head, Daniel Powter and his ridiculously catchy “Bad Day” that once dominated the airwaves.

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Nationals Cut Obama For Opening Day

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Fans of the Washington Nationals will be lining up at Nationals Park for today's 1:05 game against the Atlanta Braves to mark the start of the 2011 Major League Baseball season.

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The Dugout: Atlanta Braves Spring Training 2011

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The Dugout's Spring Training 2011 event continues this afternoon with the Atlanta Braves, and the very real, serious story of minor league manager <a href="http://www.kxan.com/dpps/sports/mlb/other_mlb/braves-coach-loses-eye-after-hit-by-line-drive-nt11-jpe-_3748647">Luis Salazar losing a body part</a> because he never became one with The Matrix and couldn't dodge a line drive off the bat of Brian McCann.

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Farewell Bobby Cox

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Three things have remained constant since 1990: The Simpsons, Carson Daly being a douche, and Bobby Cox managing the Braves.

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Busy Weekend For Replay In Big, Little Leagues

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Brian McCann waited on second base for a sign, and when the umpires came out of their little replay cave, he got it--the twirly finger signal for a home run.

ATLANTA BRAVES

Stick A Fork In Chipper Jones

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Chipper Jones has played over 2,000 games in the bigs, all with the Atlanta Braves.

ATLANTA BRAVES

Who Says Chivalry’s Dead In Houston?

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It's a tale as old as time - boy meets girl, boy courts girl, boy takes girl to Houston Astros game, boy turns hat sideways, batter hits foul ball, boy moves out of way, ball hits girl.

ATLANTA BRAVES

This Cake Is Funny Because It References My Junk

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The next great porn name was born after this cake was inadvertently delivered for a party for Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox, who I guess is still alive.

ATLANTA BRAVES

BEES! NOT THE BEES!

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There's almost no news value to this at all, but seeing Mets outfielder Jeff Francoeur going fetal in the presence of a fly ball is just so enjoyably bizarre.

ATLANTA BRAVES

BASEBALL IS BACK. DO YOU CARE?

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It was easy to dis on baseball all the time when I was writing exclusively for an NFL blog, but I realize that some of you might actually like baseball and would like to see it get a fair shake in coverage here.

ATLANTA BRAVES

COW-OWWWW-WOW-WOW-WOW-WOW

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For Braves fans, it's not enough simply to disparage the conquered, noble Injun peoples by doing tomahawk chops and cliched warrior moans, they needed to bring a <a href="http://www.ajc.com/business/content/business/stories/2008/06/11/turner_field_chick_fil_a.html" target="_blank">giant mechanical cow in on the act</a>.

ATLANTA BRAVES

ERIN ANDREWS’ SKIRT TRUMPS CANCER

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The matron saint of page views, Erin Andrews (Erin Pageviews.

ATLANTA BRAVES

BASEBALL IS BORING

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This is what counts for exciting in baseball.

ATLANTA BRAVES

TEIXEIRA AND IBANEZ CANNOT BE STOPPED

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Today's spotlight is on two hitters who are heating up just as their teams make runs for the playoffs: Atlanta's Mark Teixeria and Raul Ibanez of the Mariners.

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D-BACKS PITCHER IS GOOD AT HITTING

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The Arizona Diamondbacks' pitching mound runneth over.

ATLANTA BRAVES

BOBBY COX SETS RECORD FOR EJECTIONS

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After seven and a half weeks of quiet muttering in the dugout, Atlanta manager Bobby Cox finally <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2975169" target="_blank">notched his 132nd career ejection</a>, surpassing John McGraw for the all-time record.

ATLANTA BRAVES

THE TRADE DEADLINE IS TODAY

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So, Major League Baseball's trade deadline is today, and the biggest trade looks to be.

ATLANTA BRAVES

BRAVES' PITCHER HAS "WASHING INCIDENT"

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Atlanta Brave's relief pitcher <a href="http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-bbreak15jul15,1,3757377.story?coll=la-headlines-sports" title="LA Times" target="_blank">Wilfredo Ledezma went home to Venezuela</a> for the All-Star break, and he's still there:In what General Manager John Schuerholz described as a "washing incident," Ledezma apparently left his passport in his pants pocket and tossed it in the washing machine, detaching and damaging his visa.


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