The Braves wrapped up their second week of exhibition play on Saturday with a “W”, bringing their Grapefruit League record to 5 of 8.
This week’s scores (3/2-3/9, SS is split squad):
Blue Jays (SS)
Slowly the roster picture is coming into focus for Manager Fredi Gonzalez and mastermind GM Frank Wren. There are, however, some interesting story lines that have yet to meet their conclusion.
Both Juan Francisco and Chris Johnson have proven to be serviceable at the hot corner and both potential third basemen have stepped it up with their offense. Francisco is hitting .333 this spring while Johnson is hitting .345. A big surprise has been Francisco’s focus on using the entire field. His opposite field homer this week may give him the edge on offense by a slight margin. While their numbers are comparable at the dish, Francisco appears ...