VIERA, Fla. – Space Coast Stadium has been opened for 18 years and, near as anyone can tell, had only one homer hit where Jason Heyward put one Thursday.
In the fifth inning of a 6-3 loss to the Washington Nationals, the Braves outfielder hit an epic home run to straightaway center that sailed over the 35-foot wall that serves as the batter’s eye backdrop. It’s 404 feet to the base of the center-field wall.
VIERA, Fla. — Braves general manager Frank Wren has spent the past month evaluating his club as it progressed through the Grapefruit League season. Now, like his peers, he will spend the final days leading up to the regular season evaluating potential ways to improve his club.
The Braves have only played 3 Spring Training games and some people are already complaining. Let’s just enjoy baseball season for the next three months. By the end of May we’ll have an idea of what kind of team the Braves have this season. Keep in mind that there will still be four months to go at the end of May.