This is why you don’t build stadiums for billionaires

UPDATE: It’s official, reports Buster Olney. The Marlins have surrendered, for next year and beyond. They have reportedly shipped Josh Johnson, Mark Buehrle, Jose Reyes, Emilio Bonifacio, and John Buck to the Blue Jays for Yesco, infielder Adeiny Hechavarria, RHP Henderson Alvarez, LHP Justin Nicolino, OF Jake Marisnick, C Jeff Mathis, and RHP Anthony DeSclafani. Three…

The 20 worst A-Braves (non-pitcher edition)

Best/worst lists are not beneath the Office. We’ve plumbed these depths many times before. Surprisingly, we’ve never counted down the all-time worst Braves. Here’s a partial list of contenders (non-pitchers only). I’ve left out too many to count, so your nominations are welcome. Damaso Garcia Corky Miller Ken Caminiti Greg Norton Pat Rockett Melky Cabrera…

Braves interest in Cody Ross indicates unambitious course

Jon Paul Morosi reports the Braves are pursuing Cody Ross. I hate this word, but: Meh! Ross’ overall 2012 numbers may look good, but check out the splits. At Fenway, notoriously friendly to right-handed hitters, Ross hit .298 with 13 HR and a .921 ¬†OPS. On the road, Ross hit .232 with an Uggla-esque .390…

The 10 worst A-Braves games (tie): April 5/9, 2003

Hard to believe a game started by Greg Maddux made it onto our list. Harder to believe two games started by Mad Dog made it. Not only that, they took place in the same week. And the best fielding pitcher ever made errors in both games. Mad Dog lasted only two innings in the first…