LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The Braves’ 126 errors in 2010 were only one off the league high, and winter acquisition Dan Uggla’s 34 errors in the past two seasons were the most among major league second baseman.
The Braves moved All-Star second baseman Martin Prado to left field, which should improve outfield defense. But what about the infield, with Uggla and aging third baseman Chipper Jones, with his surgically repaired knee? Will the sum of the defensive parts be any better than 2010?
Inside the clubhouse, it’s not the issue that some of us make it out to be.
“At the end of the day, I don’t think errors contribute a great deal to losses,” Braves general manager Frank Wren said. “I mean, that [126 errors] is still less than an error a game. And it depends on when the errors happens. With nobody on, you boot a