Originally Posted by *BaseClogger*
The Braves had a dearth of pitching and traded what, injured Tommy Hanson, lazy Randall Delgado, and a pitching prospect? Meanwhile, acquiring the Upton brothers certainly does not weaken defense...
Replacing Chipper Jones with Francisco and Johnson instead of Prado weakens their defense.
Point is, they made all these moves and still have of a dearth of pitching.
I think Atomic put it best. A good trade getting Justin, but they still aren't as good as they need to be.