Braves Get A Slap In The Face

smoltz_john_ap_260As I watched the Tennessee basketball team lose (again), I saw a quick line on ESPN’s Bottom Line. It said, “Red Sox close to deal with P John Smoltz. Naturally, this didn’t make me very happy. Loyalty in sports is truly dead. I’m not going to crucify Smoltz until I hear the details about the signing. Maybe the Braves had the chance to match the Sox’ $5.5 million offer. Maybe not. Either way, it’s going to be extremely painful to see Smoltz in a uniform that isn’t Atlanta’s.

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