Frank Wren’s “How to Give a Hall-of-Famer the SHAFT!”

ATLANTA— I have atlantabraves.com plugged into my blackberry.  Whenever I get out on the internet, I start by opening up that website and checking in on news surrounding the Braves.

For weeks now, I’ve been reading headlines about Tom Glavine’s recovery.  Tom Glavine feels better after throwing in the outfield (April 28). Tom Glavine pitches 3 simulated innings, ready to begin his rehab (May 19). Tom pitches 5 scoreless innings in Gwinnett, close to returning to the Braves (May 28).  Tom pitches 6 scoreless innings in Rome, final start before joining the big league team (June 2).  Continue reading “Frank Wren’s “How to Give a Hall-of-Famer the SHAFT!””

No. 47

TomGlavineLONG BEACH— Hall of Fame pitcher, Tom Glavine, was released by the Atlanta Braves yesterday. This was to be Glavine’s farewell tour with the team. Or at least, a redux of his failed farewell tour from last season. Continue reading “No. 47”

Swing Lowe

Did I say this guy was old? Remember when he pitched for the Brooklyn Dodgers?
Did I say this guy was old? Remember when he pitched for the Brooklyn Dodgers?

LONG BEACH— The Braves have reportedly agreed to terms with the veteran pitcher Derek Lowe, the last pitcher they had on their list. The deal is said to be 4 years and $60 million dollars. Continue reading “Swing Lowe”