Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Glavine, Out!

Tom Glavine is going, going, gone.

The 43-year-old, twice a NL Cy Young Award winner and 10-time All-Star, had 305 career wins, the fourth most by a Major League left-hander. He was released in June by the Braves who were not sure he had recovered from surgery on his shoulder and elbow in 2008. Glavine will help Braves president John Schuerholz with various projects and work on TV and radio broadcasts. He made his Major League debut in 1987 and played 22 seasons with the Braves and New York Mets, compiling a 305-203 record.

Little known fact: 200 of his 203 losses came during his five seasons with the Mets. Including his last game as a Mutt in '07, when a win could have gotten them a playoff tie breaker. He shut down the Marlins for all of 0.1 innings with a 5 hit, 7 run lobotomy.

Not that I'm bitter.