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Why can't the big bats hit in the playoffs?

Chipper Jones

Don't just blame the umps for the Braves sitting at home tonight. Look right to three of our best hitters to find a little fault. Once again, the big Braves' bats didn't come through in the postseason.

I've gotten several interesting emails since my article yesterday. Many of them were from Astros' fans, telling me to, among other things, get a life and stop whining about the horrific loss on Sunday. I'd probably say that too if the shoe was on the other foot. But while Sunday's game still hurts, and probably will for a while, it only clouds some of the true reasons why the Braves were not more... Recommended Stories

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