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Is the ace already here?

Tommy Hanson

John Smoltz is gone. The Tom Glavine era might be over. So who is the future ace of the Braves rotation? Might he already be in the organization?

The Braves have searched for an ace all offseason. They thought they had Jake Peavy. Then they believed they'd get A.J. Burnett. They finally had to settle for Derek Lowe. There is no doubt that Lowe is not Johan Santana or even Cole Hamels. But for now, with what the Braves need (an innings-eater), Lowe will admirably fill the role. The Braves have known, however, that the answer to their... Recommended Stories

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