Braves Prospect Sean Newcomb

When the Atlanta Braves traded Andrelton Simmons to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in Novemeber, they were met with disgruntled Braves fans. They traded a defensive whiz, who was under contract for more pitching. Braves fans argued that Simmons was one of the faces of the franchise and was a controlled player for the next, several years. Not only that, but why trade him for more pitching? John Coppolella argued during Braves FanFest that more pitching was a necessity for the Braves franchise. He stated that with the cost of pitching getting higher, they would need to find ways … Continue reading Braves Prospect Sean Newcomb