Yep, the Byrd signing looks better and better, doesn’t it? Bobby is now indicating that Byrd could wind up spending extra time in Florida getting ready at the start of the season. That could be good news for Horacio Ramirez, or whoever starts the season in the fifth spot in the rotation. As I’ve repeatedly harped on, it’s good to get the kids some extra work.
Brian Jordan did visit the clubhouse. He’s one of five ex-Braves on the Dodgers’ 25-man roster by my count, with Odalis Perez, Pedro Borbon, Andy Ashby, and Fred McGriff. Does this mean anything? Well, one of the warning signs of a bad organization (I’m going to have to put all of these together in a post sometime) is that you keep bringing in players successful organizations don’t want anymore. Odalis is the only one of the five the Braves would have wanted to keep… Yesterday was Don Fehr’s visit with the team, so I’m sure they’re all excited at encountering his electric personality.