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Atlanta Offense Fails to Show Up

Published by on June 11, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

"There's only so many times you want to give the other team credit," Braves catcher David Ross said. "We just can't keep letting good pitching performances go by the wayside."

No kidding.

By my count this is the fourth game the Braves have wasted a solid, if not spectacular, pitching performance by Javier Vazquez. When your starter goes eight innings, strikes out twelve, and allows only one run on three hits with no walks - you have to win that game.

Vazquez's win total is half of what it should be (See April at Philadelphia, and both starts versus Arizona).

Ross is partially to blame as the bottom of the Braves order had one hit all day against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

With the exc...

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