Brian Snitker Goes Off on Braves for Mistake-Filled Loss Against Diamondbacks

Isaiah De Los Santos
Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker went off on the team after their mistake-filled loss against the Diamondbacks.
Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker went off on the team after their mistake-filled loss against the Diamondbacks. / Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports
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The Atlanta Braves' struggles this season were on full display Tuesday night. Baserunning errors, a missed challenge opportunity, and a blown lead culminated in a walk-off loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks in extra innings.

Braves manager Brian Snitker made it clear in his postgame comments how upset he was with the defeat.

Snitker went off, highlighting how his team ended up beating itself by doing "too many things to hurt ourselves." He called it an "ugly game" multiple times and plead to his club to "do better."

The tensions are obviously rising after Atlanta's worrisome start. There are expectations for this team coming off of a World Series title, but this club has looked far from a championship contender so far.

The combination of a middling offense (No. 15 in runs scored) and mediocre pitching performance (11th-highest team ERA) has proven a hard mix to overcome over the first 50 games. The Braves are currently below .500 at 23-27, which is far from enough to be a serious playoff threat.

Hopefully Snitker's impassioned comments after Tuesday's loss help to serve as a turning point heading into the month of June.

Atlanta is still in the World Series hunt at +1700 (No. 8) to repeat, according to FanDuel Sportsbook's MLB odds.

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