Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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The tweets trickled in at first. Then slowly, they picked up speed as the game progressed. Braves fans, enamored with Martin Prados emergency move to shortstop, flooded Twitterverse with hyperbole about the Braves' versatile star. "I heard Martin Prado delivered Brian McCann's baby earlier this afternoon.'' "Prado will have cured cancer before this game ends.'' The tweets continued to fill the Internet last Friday night as Prado, already one of the most beloved Braes, cemented his place in franchise lore when he took over at short after backup Jack Wilson broke his right pinkie. Wilson was starting for rookie Andrelton Simmons, who was already on the DL with a broken right pinkie, leaving the Braves with no choice than to turn to Prado. No shortstop? No sweat. Prado didnt need to be prodded. The man has more gloves than an Isotoner store. Prado had already played left field, third base, second base and first base this season. He simply went from left to short for the ...
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