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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Braves sign Jordan Walden to a minor league deal; possibly predicted by Henry David Thoreau.

“Whether he finally survived that combat, and spent the remainder of his days in some Hotel des Invalides, I do not know; but I thought that his industry would not be worth much thereafter.“

While I’m excited about Walden’s return to the Atlanta organization, the last place he had considerable success, I urge caution. Shoulder strains and injuries can be bad news, and they often portend the beginning of the end of a career. While none of us want that for Jordan, it can’t be ruled out as a possibility, unfortunately. His velocity will be something to watch in training camp. If he’s pumping gas again, the rest of the rebound might follow. If he’s sitting in the high 80’s, he might not see Buford.

Jervis Posted: November 13, 2016 at 12:59 PM | 1 comment(s)
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