Braves should target Keuchel over Kimbrel

Who is the right free agent for Braves to go after?

Beau Johnson
June 01, 2019 - 8:35 am
Craig Kimbrel

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Coming off of three straight losses at home, the question has now risen again: Do the Atlanta Braves go after free agent Craig Kimbrel?

The Major League Baseball draft starts on June 3 and after that the Braves can sign free agents with no draft pick penalty. But is Kimbrel the guy that the Braves should be targeting? 

That always seems to be the easy answer when talking about the needs of the Braves. But on this current losing streak, most of the runs have been given up before the sixth inning. With Mike Foltynewicz seemingly still on the mend, and  Kevin Gausman giving up runs at an alarming pace lately, wouldn't the most logical free agent to go after be former Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel? 

Of course, if the Braves want to make a serious run this season, why not go after both?

Sam Crenshaw and Greg Clarkson expand on this on "Weekend Mornings."