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Signing Ben Sheets

The Braves were desperate enough for starting pitching to trade for Paul Maholm. Before that, they were desperate enough for starting pitching to sign Ben Sheets. From Ken Rosenthal's piece about how that happened:

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His fastball sat at 90 mph, reached 92. He spun his trademark breaking ball, showed an improved changeup.

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"I wasn’t thinking I was looking at some broken-down guy trying to make a comeback," Wren said. "I’m sitting there watching, saying, ‘That’s Ben Sheets.’"

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Pitchers. They're what's for dinner.

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