We didn't hear a lot from the Atlanta Braves during the recent Winter Meetings.
There were a couple of names bandied about in rumors, but nothing more than a couple of wisps of smoke and not surprisingly no real fire.
This apparent inaction is nothing to be concerned about.
Unlike the Miami Marlins and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, who spent money like a college freshman given daddy's credit card, the Braves held tight to their biggest two potential names pitcher Jair Jurrjens and left fielder Martin Prado.
Turns out the Angels had a monster windfall in the offing a 20-year, 3 billion dollar deal from FOX that was confirmed today and Angels Owner Artie Moreno, one of the shrewdest in the game, took advantage, landing the big prize, St. Louis' Albert Pujols, then, a little later, swiped a big piece from his division's biggest rival, by landing pitcher C.J. Wilson.
Miami, also suddenly flushed with cash some of which they could have used on a uniform design also made a big...