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Braves Flashback/Recap: March 30

Braves Flashback/Recap: March 30

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports A day after the thrilling Nick Markakis walkoff homer, the Braves lost a very back-and-forth game in extra innings The Braves have only played a few March 30 games in history. In 2008, that was date for Opening Day, where the Braves dropped a game in walkoff fashion to the Nationals. Last season, that date held the second game of the year, which the Braves dropped to the Phillies. Today, we focus on the third game, a protracted seesaw battle that the Braves eventually lost to the Phillies in extra innings by a 5-4 score. In other words, there wasn’t even a...
TalkingChop Mar 30, 2020
The Daily Chop: Nick Markakis’ Opening Day walk-off, Pascual Perez and more

The Daily Chop: Nick Markakis’ Opening Day walk-off, Pascual Perez and more

Photo by Mark Brown/ Sunday was a pretty quiet day around the Atlanta Braves and the rest of Major League Baseball. While we don’t have any real games to write about yet, we have plenty of good stuff planned for the upcoming week so be sure to check in with us. Braves News While Opening Day 2019 wasn’t a great memory, the 2018 version is another story. Atlanta erased a 5-0 deficit which was capped off by a three-run walk-off home run by Nick Markakis in the ninth. For the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Tim Tucker takes us back to 1982 and the night that Braves pitcher Pascual Perez...
TalkingChop Mar 2, 2020
Phillies vs Braves Spring Training game thread

Phillies vs Braves Spring Training game thread

Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Freddie’s back! Freddie Freeman returns to the lineup Monday night when the Atlanta Braves take on the Philadelphia Phillies. Freeman was scratched with discomfort in his elbow early last week that was a result of increased activity through the early part of the spring. Freeman took part in a full workout Sunday and will make his return tonight. Sean Newcomb will make his second start of the spring tonight for the Braves. Nick Markakis will get the start in right field with Cristian Pache in center and hitting ninth. Here is tonight’s...

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