December 8, 2003
Although the series doesn't mean nearly as much as it used to, there is excitement whenever the Mets play the Braves. Though both teams have contrasting plans for October, the Braves still have something to play for. The Giants have played well all year and are only 5 ½ games behind Atlanta for the ever important playoff home field advantage. After being swept in San Francisco last week, the Braves know how important it will be to finish in the top spot.
August 26, 2003
When teams enter Dodger Stadium, the anemic bat-syndrome the Dodgers have suffered from all season infects their own bats. That may be because the Dodgers pitching staff leads the league in virtually all categories, but when teams do score off of them, they usually make it stand.
August 24, 2003
Russ Ortiz is back in San Francisco, only now he's not in a Giants uniform. The Giants themselves need to get out of their funk, and with their starters gradually getting back into the lineup, how will they fair against the big bats of Atlanta? Welcome home, boys, let's get back into the win column.
August 19, 2003