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What Happens When a Lip Reader Sees What Atlanta Braves Craig Kimbrel Said in the NLDS
October 9th, 2013 at 11:11 PM
We've already addressed how Fredi Gonzalez wasn't about to bring in Craig Kimbrel for more than four outs in what turned out to be the deciding loss in game four of the National League Division Series, but deadspin.com had a lip reader take a look at what cameras capture the Atlanta...

Atlanta Braves’ Fredi Gonzalez Stands Firm on not Throwing Craig Kimbrel Two Innings
October 9th, 2013 at 4:46 PM
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has taken a lot of heat for not going to Craig Kimbrel in the eighth inning of their fateful game four National League Division Series loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, but he maintains that he wouldn't have done it any other way. The decision resulted in...

Culprit Found: Atlanta Braves’ Brian McCann Used Dan Uggla’s Bat in Golden Sombrero Performance
October 8th, 2013 at 8:48 AM
Brian McCann had one of the worst games of his career in the Atlanta Braves' 4-3 National League Division series game four loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers that knocked them out the playoffs, and the culprit may be that he was using one of Dan Uggla's bat. If you...

Atlanta Braves Season Ended by Juan Uribe Homer in NLDS Game Four
October 8th, 2013 at 1:22 AM
Instead of going to Craig Kimbrel for a two-inning save, the Atlanta Braves endured a heartbreaking loss to lose the National Leauge Division Series 3-1, thanks to a Juan Uribe go-ahead homer in a 4-3 game on Tuesday. Yasiel Puig started the fateful eighth inning with a double off David Carpenter. After...

Atlanta Braves Players Boycotted Chipper Jones’ First Pitch in NLDS
October 7th, 2013 at 10:36 PM
It's true. Chipper Jones throwing out the first pitch of game one of the National League Division Series to the mascot was weird enough, but the reason no Atlanta Braves players caught it was because they boycotted him, nypost.com reports. The Braves' distaste for Jones apparently dates back to his prediction...