Hampton deal leaves room to re-sign Glavine or Maddux
The link from the AJC front page said they could “sign Glavine, Maddux”, and I was trying to figure out what they’d do with six starting pitchers. But it’s just one.… Finish Reading
SportingNews.com – Baseball : Selig approves Hampton trade to Braves
The Used Car Salesman had to approve of the deal because so much money changes hands. But there wasn’t much doubt he would, because he’s a puppet.… Finish Reading
Chipper: Hampton will excel in a pitcher’s park
Yeah, but Chipper thought that Vinny Castilla was a good pickup too.… Finish Reading
Mike Hampton Statistics – Baseball-Reference.com
Just taking a look… Mike was a genuinely outstanding pitcher from 1998 to mid-2001, an ordinary pitcher most of the rest of his career. (Remember, the Astrodome was a terrific pitcher’s park.) On the other … Finish Reading
ajc.com | Braves | Braves to acquire lefty Hampton
That’s the story. Supposedly the Braves will give up Tim Spooneybarger and “a mid-level prospect” for Hampton, and the Marlins will pick up about half of the remaining salary. (Hampton is … Finish Reading
ESPN.com: MLB – Johnson OKs deal, but will Hampton land in Atlanta?
There’s an AP report that Mike Hampton, traded tonight from Colorado to Florida, will be shipped on to the Braves. Hampton makes a lot of money, though Colorado … Finish Reading
ajc.com | Braves | MADDUX, A. JONES GO GOLD
Greg Maddux and Andruw Jones won gold gloves. As usual. Let’s just hope Greg’s still in a Braves uniform when he picks his up.… Finish Reading
ajc.com | Braves | Braves rehire broadcasters
Well, even if they let the pitching staff collapse, the Braves have shored up their broadcasting team.
Reports are that the Phillies have offered Tom Glavine a large contract, something on the order … Finish Reading
Don’t break the bank for Maddux, Glavine
As regular readers no doubt know, Terence Moore is a jackass.
Despite wonderful numbers in the regular season, both Glavine and Maddux have losing records in October.
[Incorrect information deleted.] Moore, instead, wants … Finish Reading
ajc.com | Braves | Mazzone staying with Braves
You likely already know this, but Leo Mazzone signed a new contract to remain the Braves’ pitching coach.… Finish Reading