Martin Prado was out of place.
He wasnt comfortable in the field or at the plate.
And he certainly wasnt comfortable when he was on the disabled list. That pretty much sums up 2011 for Prado.
It was a season of disappointment as he struggled to adjust to a new position, a new spot in the batting order and an injury that cost him more than a month of the season.
He wants to leave last year in the past as he prepares for a year in which he returns as the starting left fielder and to a more comfortable place in the lineup.
With his nearly disastrous 2010 season in the past, Prado is ready to move forward. Hes healthy, at ease and hes still a Brave.
Prado blames himself for much of what went wrong last year. Always looking to please his team, he did what he was asked. And the Braves asked a lot of him.
Fresh off his best season in the majors, the Braves wanted Prado to move from his familiar second base to left field. He knew newly acquired Dan Uggla wasnt suited for the chang...