Braves' prospect retires, then changes mind

What goes into a decision to retire from the game of baseball? And how about the decision to want to come back for one more try? Listen to the story of Braves' prospect Derrick Himpsl, a left-handed pitcher that went through both situations.

Bill Shanks is the author of Scout's Honor: The Bravest Way To Build A Winning Team, a look inside the Braves‘ traditional scouting and player development philosophies. He can be heard on 680 the Fan in Atlanta and 105.5 the Fan in Macon. Email Bill at

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