Kissface

Velcro Vernacular

  • joined Mar 30, 2008
  • last login Apr 02, 2008
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Open Thread and NAHWAL: Brewers at Braves (9/23)

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I had a great time at the game yesterday -- it was a really nice end to my personal game-attending season. Seeing the Devinator get his award for AA Pitcher of the Year, finally get put in the game...

Open Thread and NAHWAL: Brewers at Braves (9/22)

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Has any team ever in the history of baseball managed a win after walking a run in? Is there any more significant kiss of death? Even grand slams aren't quite as demoralizing.At least we got to see...

Mr. Heap Goes To Washington

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I love that Heap doesn't even bother to shave when he goes to visit the president. McClassic.~~Yesterday morning, at the hotel in D.C. . . .Schuerholz: John! Smoltz: Homeboy! What's up? Schuerholz:...

Joey "Odysseus" Devine

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I sat down to watch the game last night, and toward the end of her "Clubhouse Report" (we were laughing last night about the jaunty font they use for "Clubhouse," like the Braves' clubhouse is a...

Reunion Time!

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I can't decide if I miss the Davies twins or not. I definitely miss Gonzalez, and the effective Chuckie of '06, and Wicky is making me nostalgic for even Kerry Ligtenburg. He may have blown his...

Open Thread and NAHWAL: Braves at Reds (8/23)

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 Today's Starting Pitchers  Buddy Carlyle Braves vs.  Elizardo Ramirez Reds 7-5 W-L 0-1 4.66 ERA 3.86 55 SO 2 22 BB 1 13 HR 1 vs. Reds -- vs. Braves Game Time:...

Open Thread and NAHWAL: Braves at Reds (8/22)

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 Today's Starting Pitchers  Lance Cormier Braves vs.  Bronson Arroyo Reds 0-3 W-L 6-13 9.90 ERA 4.58 9 SO 116 12 BB 49 10 HR 19 vs. Reds -- vs. Braves Game...

Open Thread and NAHWAL: Braves at Reds (8/21)

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 Today's Starting Pitchers  Jo-Jo Reyes Braves vs.  Bobby Livingston Reds 0-1 W-L 3-3 8.72 ERA 4.70 7 SO 23 15 BB 8 7 HR 7 vs. Reds -- vs. Braves Game Time:...

Open Thread and NAHWAL: Braves at Reds (8/20)

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 Today's Starting Pitchers  Tim Hudson Braves vs.  Phil Dumatrait Reds 14-5 W-L 0-1 3.02 ERA 10.32 106 SO 7 39 BB 9 5 HR 0 vs. Reds -- vs. Braves Game Time:...

BREAKING NEWS: Davies Smiled. Also Is BFF With A-Rod.

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I feel like Wicky might if he was turned loose in the all-you-can-eat seats . . . I don't even know where to START.So why not start by disclaiming? I do like Davies and this article actually made...

Your Wednesday Morning Hug Analysis

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Check it out: Bonds looks evil even when he's hugging his grandma!He's probably only using his grandma as a cover while he scopes out the crowd for fans holding posters that express dislike for...

"That's Awesome!"

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What's the most ridiculously adorable thing you can possibly imagine? A single image that exemplifies innocence and charm and all that is good in the world? A basket full of puppies, maybe? A...

That Other Thing That Happened Last Night

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I was going absolutely crazy for that game from start to finish -- what a great one. For some reason I've been kind of distracted during games lately, folding laundry or fooling around on my laptop...

Open Thread and Noc-A-Homa-Win-A-Lotta: Rockies at Braves (8/5)

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 Today's Starting Pitchers  Chuck James Braves vs.  Aaron Cook Rockies 9-8 W-L 8-6 3.70 ERA 4.13 88 SO 56 50 BB 41 18 HR 13 vs. Rockies -- vs. Braves Game...

Open Thread and Noc-A-Homa-Win-A-Lotta: Rockies at Braves (8/4)

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 Today's Starting Pitchers  Tim Hudson Braves vs.  Ubaldo Jimenez Rockies 11-5 W-L 1-0 3.09 ERA 3.50 91 SO 13 35 BB 8 4 HR 1 vs. Rockies -- vs. Braves Game...

Open Thread and Noc-A-Homa-Win-A-Lotta: Rockies at Braves (8/3)

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 Today's Starting Pitchers  John Smoltz Braves vs.  Jeff Francis Rockies 10-5 W-L 11-5 2.84 ERA 4.12 117 SO 102 26 BB 37 10 HR 16 vs. Rockies -- vs. Braves G...

Farewell, Sweet Prince

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I don't really know how to feel, but I'm leaning toward happy, because I like this Tex fella we've accumulated, and now Salty won't be wasted at first base; I really think he missed catching....

Fredo, You Broke My Heart

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What an obnoxious loss. Eric Byrnes continues to hold a steady spot in my personal Top Ten Worst Things That Exist list. Let's see what the Braves had to say about last night:"I'm not talking...

A Complex Metaphor for Last Night's Game

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Yesterday Rain Delay suggested that I write something about Heap and Frenchy's high school days. Of course those two had actual high school days together (sort of -- they didn't go to the same...

Fun With Barry Bonds!

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What do you want to bet ESPN somehow picks up ALL of our games in this series? FUN. Especially since I Tivo the late ones and therefore do not have the option of listening along with the radio...

Our Troubles Are Over

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Okay, forget everything that just happened. Help has arrived.~~Last night, after 15 gruelling innings, the Braves slump back to the clubhouse while dark storm clouds gather over the stadium . . .H...

Just Call Him Carrie

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I won't even make any Good/Evil Davies jokes after last night, because that was just heartbreaking, both for the team and for him personally. I don't get it, because he seemed so fragile out there,...

The Phenomenon Continues

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Well, it's official. The actual Salty saw startsalty.com on Sunday. Worlds have collided.~~Saturday, before the game, reporters are clustered around Salty near home plate, as usual. Frenchy, Heap...

Finally, The Hard-Hitting Expose I've Been Waiting For

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After reading Martin's article about the All-Star game, I was thinking about writing something about baseball players and their treatment of the press, about the fact that most of them are not as...

Evil Davies: Defeated! Sort of!

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I knew Heap would take care of the Evil Davies situation. Check out this headline:"Davies, McCann handle Padres"Damn right . . . I bet they handled a little something else together, too . . .~~Y...

Heap In The Big City

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There's been a lot of talk lately about Smoltz's injury and Jo-Jo "Don't Forget the Dash!" Reyes coming up to have a start in the series against the Padres, but as usual, most news sources are...

Evil Davies Rides Again

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Well, now Bobby is openly agitated and something's gotta give. Evil Davies has thrown his last lame assed two inning start: he must be destroyed. But who's the man for the job? Who will finally...

"We Can Talk On The Computer!"

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On Saturday they had Salty miked, as they should during every game. He was trying to get some information from either Davies or Carlyle (they're rocking the same facial hair these days, and I...

Open Thread and Noc-A-Homa-Win-A-Lotta: Braves at Marlins (7/1)

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 Today's Starting Pitchers  Buddy Carlyle Braves vs.  Dontrelle Willis Marlins 2-2 W-L 7-7 5.14 ERA 4.83 25 SO 73 12 BB 46 6 HR 14 vs. Marlins -- vs. Braves G...

Open Thread and Noc-A-Homa-Win-A-Lotta: Braves at Marlins (6/30)

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 Today's Starting Pitchers  Tim Hudson Braves vs.  Byung-Hyun Kim Marlins 7-5 W-L 3-4 3.29 ERA 5.72 67 SO 37 26 BB 32 4 HR 6 vs. Marlins -- vs. Braves Game...

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