Featured, MLB NEWS

NL East: Hot Starts Abruptly Cooled Off

Published by on April 29, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

For the most part, the top teams in the National League East in the beginning of the season looked to be there to stay for the season, but it was quite the opposite. The Braves, Pirates, and Marlins all had the hottest starts in baseball.

Starting with the Bravos, winning five of their first six, then dropping five straight to Florida and Pittsburgh. Injuries and fatigue halted the braves hot start with key players Chipper Jones and Brian McCann seeing time on the bench due to injury and illness. Both players are back in the lineup alone with hot rookie Jordan Schafer, Jeff Francoeur, Kasey Kotchman, and ace pitcher Derek Lowe. Look for the Braves to be a fixture at the top of the NL race and you might see them rise back to t...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - MLB
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

Readers Rating:
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...
Popularity:
439 views
Comments:
None
Toolbar:
Print This Post Print This Post add your comment add this to delicious add this to digg share this on facebook Stumble this item
Hockey Tickets