On January 13, 2009, the Atlanta Braves signed Derek Lowe to a four-year, $60 million deal. The Braves signed Lowe after they failed to sign AJ Burnett, who signed with the New York Yankees. Now less than one year later, the Braves are looking to trade the 6′6” righty. Why would the Braves look to trade Lowe after just one year? Well, for one, they feel they have an excess of pitching. And two, if they are able to trade Lowe, they could free up some money to add offense. The Braves want to unload Lowe So can the Braves trade Lowe? Let’s take a look at the pros and the cons of Lowe and what teams would be interested in trading for the former member of Red Sox Nation. Pros If you trade for Lowe, you are going to trade for one of the most durable pitchers in the ga ...
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Article written by Adam Bernacchio