It's been a very rough season for Shelby Miller, the most luckless pitcher in the major leagues. (Getty Images photo)

It’s been a brutal season for Braves pitcher Miller

2:25 pm Sep. 17, 2015

Shelby Miller has held up admirably and remarkably well, all things considered. Much better than most of us could have (myself, I’d have snapped two months ago). But seeing his first-inning performance and his short

Manny Banuelos gave up seven runs (six earned) and recorded only six outs Sunday in the Braves' 12th consecutive loss. His expression after leaving the game captured the essence  of the Braves' crumbling season. (AP photo)

Braves vs. Phillies: Dead Teams Walking

2:16 pm Sep. 7, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – Braves vs. Phillies in a three-game series. Welcome to the Battle for the Cellar. Or, Dead Teams Walking. Or, which of these teams is going to stumble more between now and the finish

Matt Wisler makes his first start in San Diego tonight against the team that drafted and developed him before trading him to Atlanta on the eve of opening day. (AP photo)

Braves’ Wisler faces Nationals in series opener

2:25 pm Sep. 3, 2015

WASHINGTON — Matt Wisler’s second major league start came at Nationals Park back in late June. The Braves rookie will look for far better results when he returns to face the Nationals on Thursday night.


Freddie Freeman

Braves vs. Nats, Phillies: Sure not what it was

1:59 pm Sep. 3, 2015

WASHINGTON — Not long ago, the Braves facing the Nationals in September was the NL East’s marquee matchup, with a good chance that much would ride on the outcome. And not too long before that,

Julio Teheran had been solid at home until Sunday, when the Yankees completed a resounding sweep of the Braves with a 20-6 win and Teheran gave up three homers and failed to make it out of the fifth inning. (Curtis Compton/AJC photo)

How the Braves’ rebuild became painful to watch

2:28 pm Aug. 31, 2015

I fully understand the long-term nature of the rebuild – or revamp, remodel, whatever one prefers to call it — that John Hart, John Coppolella and the Braves have undertaken since the front-office regime change