Found November 07, 2012 on Love My Bravos:
Every time I read the Braves Inbox (used to be called "Mailbag" but I guess no one sends postal mail anymore), I always answer the questions in my head before reading Bowman's replies. This was a fun off-season project last year and I'll do my best to keep up this year. Here's this week's inbox...   Who do you see as the Braves' best option to play center field? Will they sign a top center fielder or take a risk on someone else? -- Ritchie C., Monroe, La. Michael Bourn. Then Michael Bourn. Then Jose Constanza. I really want Bourn to return. Bowman wants Josh Hamilton, but I don't see the Braves taking a risk on a player like that. Besides, Bourn likes it here.   With the talk of selling a pitcher or two, who are some possible trade partners and what would be some potential returns? -- Drew T., Charleston, S.C. WHO IS TALKING ABOUT SELLING PITCHERS. NO. OUR PITCHERS ARE NOT FOR SALE. But... the Yankees made a qualifying offer to Nick Swisher, so he c...

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