Coming off a surprising NLCS appearance, GM Alex Anthopoulos prepares for a big offseason Close the book on the Atlanta Braves for 2020. By all objective measures this was the most successful season for the Braves since they managed to get swept by the 1999 New York Yankees in the World Series. Atlanta stood toe-to-toe … Continue reading Turn the Page – Braves Head Into Offseason With Few Questions
Tennessee Football is 15-14 with multiple inexcusable home losses in Jeremy Pruitt’s first 2+ seasons as head coach. In comparison, Butch Jones was 14-15 with only 1 inexcusable home loss through 29 games. And honestly considering the schedules, Butch probably would’ve beat both BYU and Georgia State, but lost to Auburn. Both coaches talked the … Continue reading Opinion: Jeremy Pruitt is just Butch Jones without a chart
Oy… Could yesterday have gone any worse? November 24, 1984. That is the last time the Kentucky Wildcats came to Knoxville and won. Quick fun fact. The number 1 and 2 songs on the Billboard Top 100 that week: 1.) “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” - Wham 2.) “Purple Rain” - Prince and the … Continue reading Kentucky Overly Emotional Initial Reaction
Braves turn to rookie Ian Anderson in game seven This baseball season has been stupid. Freddie Freeman caught COVID-19, Mike Soroka blew out his Achilles, Cole Hamels managed to stick it to Atlanta one more time in his career, and Cristian Pache has more AB's in the post season than he had in the regular … Continue reading Winner Take All – NLCS Goes to Game Seven
8 game winning streak, a dominant offensive line, a now healthy secondary, and one of the best hype videos you'll see All this combined, equals a whole lot of optimism. For all this optimism, there has to be some results so you can wake up on Sunday knowing there were no humans barking in celebration.Mike … Continue reading Johnny’s Major Keys to Beating Georgia
Fried, Anderson and Wright lead braves past the marlins for their first nlcs appearance since 2001 There is no official MVP for the NLDS, but if there were to be such an award, likely it would go to the trio of starters that took the mound for the Braves. The starting rotation has been a … Continue reading Pitch Perfect! Braves Move On To The NLCS To Face Dodgers
Five times. You've hit me five <bleeping> times - Ronald Acuña to the Marlins bench If you believe Don Mattingly, the Marlins are not trying to hit Ronald Acuña. They are simply trying to work him inside so they can free up the outside part of the plate. This seems reasonable given that most teams … Continue reading Pre-meditated Murder or Criminally Negligent Homicide?
Braves clinch a trip to the NLDS on the strength of their... starting pitching? Mike Soroka. Mike Foltynewicz. Cole Hamels. Felix Hernandez. Sean Newcomb. All of these would have been a more likely candidate to pitch the Braves into the NLDS than the rookie Ian Anderson, but none of those 5 were available to the … Continue reading Thank You, Next!
Sorry for the lack of a Vollhalla podcast folks. Mike and I will be back next week. This week wanted to fill the void with our Johnny’s Major Keys to the week. We’re going back and forth style on this one. (CHASE) Fans, chill out on the early call to replace JG. This first one … Continue reading Johnny’s Major Keys
THE RULES ARE SIMPLE: With the spreads denoted below, pick the favorite to cover, or the underdog to outperform Vegas' expectations. If only one person picks each of them correctly, they will win $100. If multiple entries make perfect picks, then the emails of those with the perfect entries will be drawn out of a … Continue reading SEC Week 2 Pick ‘Em