Can Julio Franco help the Braves? The Braves Show's Bill Shanks looks at Atlanta's newest acquisition.
PHILADELPHIA – In just his third week as a major leaguer, Lastings Milledge has flashed plenty of talent, created his share of excitement and soundly displayed the five tools that allowed him to easily ascend the Mets' minor league ladder.
Carlos Beltran was not in the starting lineup Friday night, and wasn't expected to play until team physicians were able to interpret the results of a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exam earlier in the day.
Three weeks ago, many considered it a long shot Pedro Martinez would make
his first start of the season, let alone throw six innings on a chilly night
to do so.
When Opening Day rolls around, David Wright will be 23 years old. Jose Reyes will be 22.
December 9, 2005
The Braves promise to be aggresive this offseason. Does that mean they'll pursue a free agent to replace an existing starter? Bill Shanks looks at this as he continues his series on the top 35 questions facing the team this winter.
November 10, 2005
As BravesCenter continues its look at the top 35 questions facing the Braves this winter, Bill Shanks talks about the future of Julio Franco. Will the Braves bring him back in 2006?
November 1, 2005