Thursday Mar 13
Simmons given rare start at DH for Braves
JUPITER, Fla. -- When the Braves took the field for the bottom half of the first inning of Thursday afternoon's game, That's because manager Fredi Gonzalez penciled in the reigning Gold Glove Award winner at designated hitter and batting seventh in the order.
Detroit Free Press
Jamie Samuelsen's blog: Despite need for speed, Tigers still need long ball
Jamie Samuelsen, co-host of the "Jamie and Wojo" show at 6 p.m. weekdays on WXYT-FM , blogs for freep.com.
A Position-by-Position Breakdown of the Atlanta Braves at Spring Training
This will be the first game action for the Braves since they departed from the playoffs in Game 4 of the divisional series against the Los Angeles Dodgers .
Braves Daily News Digest: 2/23
Braves hitting coach Greg Walker was interviewed by DOB on Friday and he expressed encouragement with how B.J. Upton & Dan Uggla improved over the offseason, but made sure to note that it's still very early in Spring Training.