Last season, the Braves bullpen ranked as one of the best in baseball, featuring talented arms and one of the game's elite closers.
After the Tommy Hanson trade, which brought over strong-armed reliever Jordan Walden from the Angels, the late innings look to be in good hands this season in Atlanta. Adding Walden to the depth chart of Eric O'Flaherty, Jonny Venters and Craiig Kimbrel among others the Braves are feeling very confident in holding leads heading into sting training.
Pitchers and catchers are packing their bags and getting ready to head down to the Wide World of Sports next week, so the Chopcast gathered to discuss one last position group of the season preview series: The bullpen.
Here are some of the highlights (and be sure to subscribe on iTunes):
-- 1:25: Let's just cut to the chase: Is Kimbrel the best closer in baseball? After posting a season in which he saved 42 games and struck out more than half the batters he faced, how much better can the 24-year-old clos...