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TalkingChop Nov 1, 2021
Pitching decisions loom large for Braves in Game 5 loss

Pitching decisions loom large for Braves in Game 5 loss

Photo by Elsa/ An early four-run lead went up in smoke. For the majority of the postseason, Brian Snitker and the Atlanta Braves have been nearly perfect as they navigated the postseason. Whether it was managing a bullpen game or making the decision to pull a starter early, they have pretty much nailed it. Dylan Lee struggled as an opener in Game 4 retiring just one batter before Kyle Wright bailed them out. The decision making wasn’t at fault, the execution was. However, in Game 5 they went away from what had worked previously and the result was a loss. No one ever...
TalkingChop Oct 31, 2021
Atlanta Braves News: One win away from a championship

Atlanta Braves News: One win away from a championship

Photo by Michael Zarrilli/ The Atlanta Braves are now just one win away from their second World Series Championship since moving to Atlanta after a thrilling 3-2 win in Game 4 Saturday night. Dansby Swanson and Jorge Soler hit back-to-back home runs in the seventh to turn a 2-1 deficit into a 3-2 lead. The bullpen took care of the rest to give the Braves a 3-1 series lead. Dylan Lee got the start as the opener but struggled allowing an infield single and a pair of walks. Kyle Wright entered and managed to escape the jam with just one run scoring. Wright was an unsung...
TalkingChop Oct 31, 2021
Talking Chop Podcast Episode 325: Kyle Wright, back-to-back blasts, and a 3-1 World Series lead

Talking Chop Podcast Episode 325: Kyle Wright, back-to-back blasts, and a 3-1 World Series lead

Photo by Michael Zarrilli/ The Atlanta Braves came from behind to win a high-profile baseball game on Saturday evening. With that victory in place, the Braves now hold a 3-1 lead over the Houston Astros in the 2021 World Series, bringing Atlanta within a single win of a championship. Following Game 4, the Talking Chop Podcast returned for Episode 325, with TC’s Brad Rowland and Eric Cole breaking down the following: The Dylan Lee decision was a bit strange, but Kyle Wright saved the day out of the bullpen Atlanta’s bullpen remains completely dialed in,...
TalkingChop Oct 30, 2021
2021 World Series Game 4: Astros vs Braves game thread

2021 World Series Game 4: Astros vs Braves game thread

Photo by Todd Kirkland/ The World Series will continue Saturday night with Game 4 between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros. The Braves took a 2-1 series lead Friday night with a 2-0 win over the Astros in Game 3 behind a dominant pitching performance. Atlanta will go with a bullpen game in Game 4 with lefty Dylan Lee scheduled to make his first career start. Veteran righty Zack Greinke will get the start for Houston. First pitch is scheduled to take place at 8:09 p.m. ET and can be seen on FOX. Pregame Updates Braves announce Dylan Lee will start Game...
TalkingChop Oct 30, 2021
Joc Pederson starts in right, Travis d’Arnaud hitting sixth for Braves in Game 4

Joc Pederson starts in right, Travis d’Arnaud hitting sixth for Braves in Game 4

Photo by Elsa/ Atlanta makes a couple of tweaks to its lineup. The Atlanta Braves will try to extend their home winning streak Saturday night when they face the Houston Astros in Game 4 of the World Series. Atlanta took a 2-1 lead in the series Friday night with a 2-0 win in Game 3. The Braves will go with a bullpen game in Game 4 with lefty Dylan Lee making his first career start as the opener. Houston will go with veteran righty Zack Greinke. The Braves will make a couple of changes to their lineup for Game 4. Joc Pederson replaces Jorge Soler in right and will hit...
TalkingChop Oct 30, 2021
Dylan Lee will start Game 4 for the Braves

Dylan Lee will start Game 4 for the Braves

Photo by Mary DeCicco/MLB Photos via Lee will serve as the opener Saturday. Brian Snitker confirmed Friday night that the Braves would use an opener and a bullpen game for Game 4 against the Houston Astros. The team announced Saturday afternoon that left-hander Dylan Lee will serve as the team’s opener. Dylan Lee will be tonight’s starting pitcher.— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) October 30, 2021 Lee spent the entire season with Gwinnett and didn’t make his debut with the Braves until the final series of the regular season. Lee was on the roster for the...

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