— A Timely Look at Transactions as They Happen
Thursday, December 22, 2011
2012 ZiPS Projections - Atlanta Braves
Despite the disappointing final month of the season (to put it lightly), the Braves are still a dangerous team. The pitching staff is young and quite deep and rather than try to emulate the Braves success developing pitchers, I think it’s reached the point at which other organizations should simply abduct all the people that work on player development and simply force them to scout and train prospects, at knifepoint if need be. Or, I guess, they could hire them, but that’s slower.
While two ...Read More...
Posted: December 22, 2011 at 07:40 PM | 28 comment(s)
Monday, October 31, 2011
Indians - Acquired Lowe
Cleveland Indians - Acquired P Derek Lowe from the Atlanta Braves for P Chris Jones
It’s not exactly news that Lowe was surplus to requirements in
Atlanta. His health record has been exceptional – rarely missing a
turn since becoming a starter a decade ago.
The problem is that he’s 3 years removed from being an impact player.Read More...
His upside is probably league average and I’d be more than a little
surprised if he’s that good. 39 year old pitchers in a decline phase
are not what you’d call good ...
Posted: October 31, 2011 at 04:49 PM | 15 comment(s)
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