Found October 18, 2013 on The Farm Club:
I still am not able to watch the MLB postseason… The Braves’ 2013 season ended in heartbreak as they lost in the NL Divisional Series to the Dodgers in four games. But what’s done is done, and now Braves Country is forced to look ahead to the 2014 season and all of the coming transactions between now and then. This offseason comes with the need for Braves’ general manager, Frank Wren, to make a few big decisions. Most of the key roster spots are filled with young, talented players that are locked in for at least the next few seasons. All of the outfield positions, third base, shortstop, first base, most of the bull pen, and most of the rotation are pretty much settled in. The core of this team (the third youngest team in Major League Baseball, might I add) looks to be built for another run similar to that of the 90′s. The major decisions have to do with Brian McCann, Dan Uggla, and a few pitching spots. Below we will go through these decisions, and a few more. Brian McCann’s Free Ag...
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