Found November 14, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
PLAYERS: Craig Kimbrel
TEAMS: Atlanta Braves
Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel has been one of the most dominant closers in Major League Baseball, however despite being signed until 2016, the spectacular relief pitcher is contemplating to switching teams. Hmmmm…. — Craig Kimbrel (@kimbrel46) November 13, 2013 I think this would be a great opportunity for Kimbrel and Taco Bell. Just think about stoners coming in at 3AM and having their Cheesy Gordita Crunch delivered to them at 97 MPH. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

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