Atlanta Braves 2020 Season in Review

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Atlanta Braves 2020 Season in Review “Wait ‘til next year.” These four words are very familiar to baseball fans from the 1950s. It was the rallying cry for the Brooklyn Dodgers. From 1947 to 1955, they went to the World Series five times. The first four times were defeats, and thus the saying began. “Wait […] READ MORE


Big Sixth Inning Propels Braves To Game Four Victory Over Dodgers

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Braves 10, Dodgers 2 The Atlanta Braves used a six-run sixth inning and a strong pitching performance from rookie Bryse Wilson to take a 3-1 series lead against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday night. The Braves bounced-back in a big way after a lopsided 15-3 loss the night before. As a result, the Dodgers […] READ MORE


Braves Take 2-0 Series Lead, Defeat Dodgers 8-7

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Braves 8, Dodgers 7 The Atlanta Braves took a commanding 2-0 lead in the NLCS against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a thrilling 8-7 win on Tuesday night. The Braves were led by NL MVP candidate Freddie Freeman—who recorded two hits, a home run, and three RBI—and held off a late Dodgers rally. As a […] READ MORE


Braves Bats Come Alive in Ninth to Beat Dodgers

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Braves 5, Dodgers 1 NLCS Game One The Atlanta Braves scored four runs in the top of the ninth off Blake Treinen and Jake McGee, breaking a 1-1 tie. Mark Melancon then pitched a scoreless bottom of the ninth to seal the deal as the Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-1, in Game One […] READ MORE


Braves Sweep Marlins, Head Back to NLCS

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Atlanta Braves 7, Miami Marlins 0 Following several pitching duels, the Atlanta Braves broke out the bats in a big way Thursday, taking down the Miami Marlins in Game Three of the NLDS. It was history in the making as the Braves found their way back to the NLCS for the first time in 19 […] READ MORE


Trevor Bauer Dominant as Reds Fall To Braves

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Trevor Bauer has been the best pitcher in the National League all year. When it was said and done, he compiled a 5-4 record with a 1.73 ERA and a 276 ERA+. It only made sense that the Cincinnati Reds called his number to start Game One of the National League Wild Card Series. He […] READ MORE


Jose Ramirez Quietly Making a Case for AL MVP

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Indians Third Baseman Jose Ramirez Continues to Heat Up The American League Most Valuable Player Award discussion is fluid. There are the obvious favorites for the award such as D.J. LeMahieu of the New York Yankees, Nelson Cruz of the Minnesota Twins, and Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels. However, there is one player […] READ MORE


Atlanta Braves Potent Offense Strikes Again

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Atlanta Braves Lineup The Atlanta Braves accomplished something significant on Friday. Mark Bowman who covers the team for MLB.com had the news first on Twitter. The Braves now lead MLB with nine double-digit run totals this year. They entered the day tied with the Padres. — Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) September 19, 2020 The fact that […] READ MORE


Last Word On Sports 2020 All-Star Selections: National League

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The season is halfway over for most teams, so now is a good chance to look at what should have been the All-Star teams from each of the respective leagues. Members of the Last Word on Sports staff voted on what these hypothetical 2020 All-Star squads would look like. So here are the results for […] READ MORE


Dansby Swanson’s Hot Start: Real or Déjà Vu?

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Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson might be experiencing déjà vu. For the second year in a row, he has begun his offensive campaign with staggering heat. His current numbers rank him close to the top of the league in several categories. He has been promoted in the lineup and finds himself hitting second more often. […] READ MORE