The Braves liquidated the asset known as Cameron Maybin and his $8 million/year paycheck for a couple pitching prospects. The Braves need more pitching prospects like Charlie Sheen needs another hooker.
Atlanta announced the Maybin trade late on Friday afternoon, do you think that was a coincidence? It may have been, except that announcing unpopular news late on Friday is on the front page of the media relations playbook. Late afternoon on Friday is low on the totem pole of news cycles and when sports teams and organizations try to slip one by the media and fans.
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