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The Tomahawk Review: Pirates Take Two of Three from Braves

Published by on April 19, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

This series may describe the Atlanta Braves organization as well as any other metaphor could. After being shut down, scoring zero runs, for two games, the Braves put up 11 on the Pittsburgh Pirates to prevent the sweep on Sunday afternoon.

With an off season loaded with one “swing and a miss” after another, the Braves came back to seize some victory in that battle as well.

After the botched acquisitions of Rafael Furcal, Ken Griffey Jr., John Smoltz, Andruw Jones, Jake Peavy, and A.J. Burnett the Braves front office didn’t sulk and get “swept.” Instead they went and acquired Derek Lowe, Kenshin Kawakami, Tom Glavine, and Garrett Anderson all after the previous deals fell through.

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