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14. Will Mike Gonzalez be the closer in 2009?

Mike Gonzalez

Mike Gonzalez returned from his Tommy John surgery and was effective in 2008, but can he do the job again next season?

When the Braves acquired Mike Gonzalez from Pittsburgh in January of last year, they were very excited about his ability to become the team's closer. An elbow injury in May of 2007 put that off a bit, but the Braves were finally able to see Gonzalez do the job this past season. Gonzalez said all along that he would come back and would come back stronger than ever. And it didn't take long for... Recommended Stories

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