|Minor looking for smooth ride with Braves in 2013|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 13 February 2013 11:22|
He's hoping for a smoother trip this year.
The Atlanta Braves left-hander got off to rocky start to 2012, being roughed up in his debut against the Mets. After two positive performances, he spent the next two months watching a lot of balls sail over fences.
But Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said Wednesday they never lost faith in Minor and kept him in the rotation. It took a loss against the New York Yankees on June 12 to start turning the season around.
Minor will likely slot into the No. 3 starter spot for the Braves.