Hopefully Fredi has learned from last year’s Linebrink fiasco to determine which pitchers are unreliable, then not use them when the game is on the line. This may be the case with the two or three castoffs they brought in just before the season started. That’s the key. With at least five good relievers (
Everyone says the Braves stood pat, without mentioning Linebrink and Lowe leaving, the new third-baseman. We should get more offense from Pastornicky than Gonzo. We get a full year of Bourne, and Prado and Heyward are healthy and retooled. Freeman isn’t a rookie any more, and Uggla was tearing it up this spring. Once Chipper and McCann come around, the offense should start clicking.