I’ve been beating the drum that the Braves NEEDED a reliable 1-5 if they wanted to contend. Ideally, I would’ve like to see Donaldson and Ozuna in those 4-5 spots but Ozuna and Puig is good enough. The Braves were at their best last year that month Riley scorched the earth and briefly when Duvall raked in late July/early August. … Takes all the pressure off guys like Riley, Inciarte, Swanson, or Camargo to be key cogs.

Probably similar to the Keuchel signing last season where AA didn’t love him, but he was out there and the price was right so he went for it. Great move to solidify the offense.

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