Tyson Clabo didn't attend The University of Tennessee, but his daddy did.
Fine with me Jay. A good trade for the Braves was nabbing a very young John Smoltz from Detroit for a very old Doyle Alexander. Of course, the all time worst trade (actually he was "sold"..so maybe not a "real" trade) was the Red Sox sending Babe Ruth to the Yankees. Bret Favre from the Falcons to the Packers for a 1st rounder wasn't pretty if you are a Falcons fan.
The Braves trade for Mark Texiera (who lasted the last half of one season and 1st half of another with them) may be one of the worst of all time. The Braves gave up the following for Texiera (and reliever Ron Mahay): Matt Harrison (who pitched in the All Star game last night), Elvis Andrus (who played in the All Star game last night), Neftali Feliz (who won the Rookie of the Year award for the Rangers a couple of years ago) and Jarrod Saltalamacchia (who has 17 homers at the break for the Red Sox). I guess Braves fans should be glad that Beau Jones, the other player the Braves gave up, hasn't done anything in the majors...yet.
Fredi Gonzalez once again shows his incompetence. How this guy is still employed is beyond me. Minor is pitcing an absolute gem...one out in the 8th...Jeter grounds a single to right...wasn't hit hard at all. Granderson, a lefty, is up next to face the lefty Mike Minor. One more batter, and maybe you pull him. Maybe. What does Fredi do? He pulls Minor. Unreal.
So, now we have Venters in the game...the Venters who has stuggled mightily so far this year. Ok. Venters proceeds to get Mark Wohlers/Rick Ankiel disease (again) and can't find the plate...at all. He loads the bases with Yankees, and one of the best right handed power hitters of all time comes up. Does Fredi tell Venters to hit the showers after his pitiful showing? Nope. Does Fredi bring in a righty to face Rodriquez? Nope. Fredi opts to let the left handed Venters pitch to the right handed Rodriquez. The Venters who has loaded the bases and struggled mightily this year. Grand Slam. Fredi, for some reason, leaves Venters in, and Venters gives up anohter hit. Now Nick Swisher, a very good left handed bat who can jack it out of the park, is coming to the plate. What does the thinking man's manager (yeah right) Fredi Gonzalez do? Well, why not bring in the side arming righty Corey Gearrin. You know, the Corey Cearrin who just got called up from the minors, who's practically still a rookie, who's NEVER been in a huge game like this in his life, who just pitched two innings the night before, the side-arming righty who was absolutely destroyed by left handed hitters last year? Yeah, THAT guy would be pefect in this situation Fredi! Swisher takes it over the wall for a 2 run homer.
Honestly, Frank Wrenn needs to give Fredi his walking papers ASAP and put Pendleton in as interim manager for the rest of the year. Fredi is the type of manager who will lose you several games a year because of bone headed decision after bone headed decision. He's terrible.
Here's another reason to give Shulman his pink slip: Kennesaw State (yes Kennesaw State) is 3 and 22 this year. Guess who one of their three victories was against in Chattanooga back on 11/18? You guessed it.
Not a bad product? Are you kidding me? How Shulman continues his employment to "coach" the Mocs is puzzling to say the least.
Sunseri named DC...and it only took 10 days.
All three coaches hired so far (Jay Graham, Pittman, and Sunseri) are top-notch recruiters. Two of the three have coached in the SEC already with success. Graham and Pittman already have big contacts in the Carolina's which will help recruiting.
Big JC DT Daniel McCullers just anounced he is going to sign with Tennseee. 6'5"/6'6" and around 370 pounds. Think Sunseri may be implementing the 3-4.
Waiting for your article on all this good news on Friday the 13th.
Gee macropetala8, I guess we should just let them sit in jail for years and years, and let taxpayer money pay for it. Right? What do YOU think should happen to these pieces of filth? Are you one of those loons that thinks they should be "rehabilitated"? I say they need to be given the ultimate punishment as allowed by the law? What say you?
Yet even more trash walking among us. I'm sick of losers like this. Sick of it.
The mother and the boyfriend should be made to die a slow and extremely painful death. Absolute scum these two. How anyone could beat two little kids like this is sickening. Now, one is dead because of it, and the other one still isn't out of the hospital. If anyone deserves the death penalty it's these two pieces of trash. They are pure evil. Both of them.