Quotes of the Day — two of ’em! — from Bobby V


Bobby Valentine was on WEEI this afternoon and unleashed two Quote of the Day candidates. First:

Because if Larry Lucchino and John Henry are famous for anything, they’re famous for dealing with people in a straight-up, face-to-face fashion.  Sure, Bobby, go ahead and renew the lease on he Boston condo.  And then:


Can’t argue with that.

Braves claim Grant Dayton off waivers from Dodgers

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The Braves claimed lefty reliever Grant Dayton off waivers from the Dodgers, Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Dayton, 29, underwent Tommy John surgery back in August and is almost certainly out for the entire 2018 season. The Braves, obviously, are making a longer-term play here by acquiring him, as he is under team control through 2022.

Over parts of two seasons in the majors, Dayton has a 3.42 career ERA with 59 strikeouts and 18 walks in 50 innings.