Billy Wagner

Billy Wagner

Height/Weight: 5' 10"/180 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: L
Born: Marion, Virginia
College: Ferrum
Draft: 1993 1st round (12th pick) by the
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    Baseball's lockout threatens to dampen Atlanta Braves' celebratory offseason

    In November, the Atlanta Braves ended a 26-year World Series championship drought when they defeated the Houston Astros in six games. But just a month later, Major League Baseball owners locked out the players as a quarter-century of peace on the labor front came to an end. It’s the first work stoppage since the World Series was canceled in 1994.

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    2021 Braves player review: Touki Toussant

    A high-profile prospect added via trade early in the rebuild, Touki Toussaint has yet to establish himself at the major league level, and didn’t do much with the chances he got in 2021. How Acquired Touki Toussaint was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first round of the 2014 draft out of Coral Springs Christian Academy Florida . The Braves acquired Toussaint and pitcher Bronson Arroyo from the Diamondbacks for utilityman Phil Gosselin on June 20, 2015.

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    Flaming the fans: How the age of Trump has changed fandom

    And when the team showed up at the 2021 World Series, it was with a new manager, Dusty Baker, a highly appropriate yet seemingly cynical selection of the team owners. In any case, Baker’s reputation made it possible for fans and the media to look past the Astros’ previous transgressions long enough to focus instead on those of the Atlanta Braves.