Braves' Laird preparing to open season as starter Print
Written by Admin   
Thursday, 31 January 2013 10:49
MLB Headline News

 ATLANTA (AP) - Gerald Laird is not letting anything interfere with his time getting to know the Braves' pitchers.
Laird says he turned down an invitation to represent Mexico in the World Baseball Classic because he needs to work with Atlanta's pitchers the full spring training. Laird, who played with Detroit last season, even reported for informal workouts with the pitchers this week at Turner Field.
Laird, whose mother is half-Mexican, signed a two-year, $3 million deal with Atlanta in November to be Brian McCann's backup. Laird is expected to open the season as the starter while McCann recovers from surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder.
The Braves expect McCann to miss only about the first two weeks of the season.
 

MLB Team Pages

Top MLB Public Bets

#1 922 Oakland Athletics 99%
#2 910 Atlanta Braves 97%
#3 905 San Francisco Giants 94%
#4 930 St Louis Cardinals 94%
#5 916 Chicago White Sox 90%
#6 924 Los Angeles Angels 74%
#7 919 Texas Rangers 73%
#8 902 Milwaukee Brewers 69%
#9 907 Los Angeles Dodgers 54%
#10 903 Washington Nationals 52%
View All: NFL |  NBA |  NCAAF |  NCAAB |  MLB |  NHL

MLB Futures

MLB TEAM WORLD SERIES ODDS CURRENT
OAKLAND ATHLETICS 5/1
LOS ANGELES DODGERS 6/1
DETROIT TIGERS 6/1
LOS ANGELES ANGELS 9/1
ST LOUIS CARDINALS 10/1
WASHINGTON NATIONALS 10/1
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS 12/1
ATLANTA BRAVES 14/1
BALTIMORE ORIOLES 14/1
MILWAUKEE BREWERS 16/1
View All

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com