|Young Jason Heyward hopes to bounce back after a down 2011 season|
Atlanta is a pretty thoroughly talented team at the major league level, so much so that quality names like Jair Jurrjens Martin Prado and Mike Minor found themselves in the trade rumor mill. Nothing transpired with those two names, but Derek Lowe did find himself in a new uniform after being traded to Cleveland for left handed reliever Chris Jones. That was pretty much the only noteworthy move of the the offseason, but the names that were circulated give credence to the notion that major moves are still in the line of sight for the Braves.
|Rumored trade candidate Jair Jurrjens could catch a haul for Atlanta.|
|Future first ballot HOFer Chipper Jones is rumored to be considering retirement.|