Found January 31, 2012 on Mets Fever:
The Atlanta Braves finished last year in second place in the NL East with a record of 89-73.  They missed the playoffs by one game, while losing the last five straight games and went 8-18 in the month of Sept. For the Braves they have great young pitching, it's a matter of keeping everyone healthy and getting enough offense. There has been more subtraction then additions as four players have already left and three more are free agents.  Of course, like the Mets the Braves could sign a few guys cheap on invites as veterans start to panic with spring training approaches. Derek Lowe was sent out via trade, Lowe made 34 starts ( 187 innings) with a 5.05 ERA / 1.51 WHIP and a record of 9-17.The next three have already signed with other teams:Alex Gonzalez- 149 games .241 BA with .270 OBP, 15 HRs and 27 doubles.Nate McClouth- 81 games .228 BA with .344 OBP, 4 HRs and 12 doubles.George Sherrill- 51 games (31 innings) 3.00 ERA / 1.25 WHIPThen there are three unsigned free agents:Brooks ...
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