#22: Steve Avery

See the 44 Greatest Atlanta Braves here. Lefthanded Pitcher Seasons With Braves: 1990-1996 Stats With Braves: 72-62, 3.83 ERA Since 1980, only four pitchers have thrown more than 800 innings (counting postseason) before their Age 24 season: Doc Gooden, Fernando Valenzuela, Bret Saberhagen, and Steve Avery. All developed arm problems. The first three were able … Continue reading “#22: Steve Avery”