G.M. Alex Anthopoulos hates you, that's why he's laughing. Tommy Milone becomes the sole acquisiton for the braves at the deadline, promptly gives up 7 runs Braves fans need an intervention. This destructive relationship we have with the Trade Deadline is not healthy. Every year we build up our hopes with rumors of front line … Continue reading Braves Stand Pat at the Deadline
Entering play Monday night, the Braves were riding a 5 game winning streak and embracing the possibility of a 4 game sweep of the Mets. There were questions, to be sure, about whether that success was sustainable with only two proven starters in rotation and the remaining options all struggling to log more than 3 … Continue reading Help Wanted: Part Time Seasonal Work, Experience Desired but Not Required.
Five story lines from Braves camp Starting pitchers are only going 2 to 3 innings, regulars are coming out of the game after 2 or 3 at-bats, and after about the 5th inning it's really difficult to find anyone you recognize on the field. This is the beauty of the first week of Spring Training … Continue reading Spring Training Update – February 28th
I was just sitting down to my first cup of morning coffee at my desk this morning, eagerly anticipating the first Spring Training game of the 2020 season that had Marcell Ozuna batting in the cleanup spot, when the Atlanta Braves official twitter feed dropped a bomb on us all:https://twitter.com/Braves/status/1232314521726996481?s=20 Ok, take a deep breath, … Continue reading We Can’t Have Nice Things, Can We?
“As fans on Twitter are trying desperately to figure out how to cope with the release of Kelsey Wingert, beloved sideline reporter, it's time to provide some distraction in the form of ChattTenn Sports Spring Training Preview - Atlanta Braves edition!” via @ChattanoogaRage
Unless you are a part of either the Tennessee Volunteer or South Carolina Gamecock fan base, Saturday’s matchup was a TOUGH game to watch. For these 2 teams, this game was an absolute must win, if they even want to be considered on Selection Sunday.It will be especially brutal for Tennessee fans when they go … Continue reading The Loss the Vols Couldn’t Afford
The headline is a bit misleading, but here's the prompt: Could the NCAA’s ruling, which allows collegiate players to profit from their likeness, signal the return of the Tennessee Volunteers to national prominence? Aside from the ruling likely signaling a return of NCAA Football to gaming consoles, the NCAA opening the door for athletes to … Continue reading Charted: Tennessee’s Return to National Prominence
Tennessee basketball, it’s great to have you back. We sure have missed you. Yes, the boys over on the gridiron have really improved throughout the season and are keeping Vol Nation intrigued, but it was nice to get back inside Thompson-Boling Arena. This 2019-2020 Vols basketball team came in with many questions marks. And … Continue reading Welcome Back Vols Basketball
GUEST WRITER: ANDY SIMMS OF The Boys are Back, ready to kick the door to the World Series right off the hinges. Usually when a team takes on the mantle of “underdog” and claims to have been disrespected all season it’s mostly bluster mixed with a fair amount of B.S. For the Atlanta Braves, however, the … Continue reading ChopTober is Back!
After the loss to Georgia State I’m sure we all made promises such as: “I’m not giving a dime to the University of Tennessee the rest of this Season!” And “I promise you this, I’m not stepping foot in Neyland Stadium until we start winning football games!” So, last Friday, right after work, I get … Continue reading Lost to BYU & 0-2, what now?…