“Braves finally play a good team and get exposed” “Pathetic series by the defending champions”

Defending World Series champion, the Atlanta Braves had been knocked out of the National League Division Series, dropping 8-3 to the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 4 to drop the series 3-1.

Brandon Marsh hit a three-run homer and J.T. Realmuto smashed an inside-the-park house run that despatched the Phillies to the NL Championship Series for the first time since 2010.

“Final: Phillies 8, #Braves 3.” – Atlanta Braves

The Braves’ loss supposed that MLB hasn’t had a repeat champion since the New York Yankees’ well-known three-peat (1998-2000).

Atlanta Braves lovers took to Twitter to vent their frustration. While some had been totally upset, others took solace in the undeniable fact that the Braves controlled to topple the New York Mets for the NL East crown, having trailed them in the department for the majority of the marketing campaign.

@Braves idc beating the mets used to be my global series

@Braves Pathetic series by the defending champs. Matt Olson, Travis, and Kyle Wright had been the best ones remotely inquisitive about competing. With that stated, there’s a explanation why no person has repeated since 2000. It’s exhausting to win a ring (ask the Mets). Congrats to the Phillies.

@Braves Braves finally play a good team and get uncovered for the trash team they’re. By the manner, the Phillies are the easiest team in the MLB. They don’t want a good supervisor or a good bullpen to win video games. Enjoy observing the Phillies dominate in October this 12 months.

@Braves Great season boys! Winning 100 video games in a season is a uncommon incidence and now not simple to do. We must all be very happy with this baseball team. See y’all subsequent 12 months!

@Braves Mets and braves lovers rooting towards the Phillies for the remainder of the postseason

@Braves Don’t care nonetheless happy with this team.

@Braves That World Series identify having a look extra fraudulent than ever

@qtcolbs @Braves I’d say we wish to center of attention extra on our pitching subsequent season.Pitching and sturdy protection wins championships.

The Phillies completed 3rd in the NL East with an 87-75 report, 14 video games in the back of the 101-win Braves. When they fired Joe Girardi on June 3, the Phillies had been 23-29 and appeared smartly out of competition for a playoff berth. Under new supervisor Rob Thomson, Philadelphia emerged as a darkish horse as they rallied effectively to earn a Wild Card spot.

Having swept the St. Louis Cardinals ahead of getting rid of the defending champion, the Phillies now seem like severe World Series contenders. Who would have envisioned that during June?

Phillies resurgence mustn’t marvel the Atlanta Braves

The Phillies received 87 video games to clinch the ultimate postseason berth. The Braves, on the different hand, received 101 video games. On paper, there appears to be just one winner, however postseason video games are by no means performed on paper.

The Braves’ removal is the fifth-largest regular-season wins disillusioned in postseason historical past.

biggest regular-season wins upsets in a postseason series: 1906 WS CHW (-23) def CHC2001 ALCS NYY (-21) def SEA2021 NLCS ATL (-18) def LAD1973 NLCS NYM (-17) def CIN2022 NLDS PHI (-14) def ATL2019 WS WSH (-14) def HOU2006 NLCS STL (-14) def NYM1954 WS NYG (-14) def CLE

“largest regular-season wins upsets in a postseason series: 1906 WS CHW (-23) def CHC; 2001 ALCS NYY (-21) def SEA; 2021 NLCS ATL (-18) def LAD; 1973 NLCS NYM (-17) def CIN; 2022 NLDS PHI (-14) def ATL; 2019 WS WSH (-14) def HOU; 2006 NLCS STL (-14) def NYM; 1954 WS NYG (-14) def CLE” – Sarah Langs

The Atlanta Braves received’t to find the loss as sudden. They had been on the receiving finish of a an identical spot final 12 months after they disillusioned the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2021 NLCS en path to the World Series.

It’s all about getting sizzling at the proper time and Braves 3rd baseman Austin Riley is aware of all about it.

“I said it last year when we were making our run. It doesn’t matter on paper who’s the best team, it’s the team that gets hot at the right time. They’re hot right now.” – Austin Riley

The Phillies will face the San Diego Padres in an all-wild card NLCS matchup beginning Tuesday.

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