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Swanson Shines in Braves Debut

The future is now for the new potential face of the Atlanta Braves’ franchise. The 2015 #1 overall pick Dansby Swanson (who was acquired in a trade from the Arizona Diamondbacks this past offseason) made his major league debut for the Braves versus the Minnesota Twins at Turner Field last night, collecting two base hits in four plate appearances. 187 more words


"There are no excuses here. There has got to be a passion to play" - Manager Terry Collins Unloads On the Mets

By Paul DiSclafani

All it took was one question from the media for Terry Collins to finally unload a season’s worth of frustration.

After his National League Champion Mets were swept by the worst team in baseball, the Arizona Diamondbacks to drop them to .500, Collins fielded the first question of the post game press conference calmly and professionally. 1,007 more words


Nats Notebook-peeling away the Pinstripes...

Welcome to Bizarro World in the Bronx.  The New York Yankees weren’t just sellers at the trading deadline, they’re dumping everything as they reboot for the first time since the early 1990’s.  827 more words

Nationals Park - The Washington Nationals

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nationals Park

June 14, 2016 ~ Park #19

Given that in opened in 2008, and was still quite new, I was very much looking forward to seeing Nationals Park. 1,034 more words

NL East

Deadline Review: NL East

Atlanta Braves

The Braves stayed mostly quiet at the deadline, keeping their most possible trade candidates closer Jim Johnson, and outfielders Nick Markakis and Jeff Francouer. 660 more words