Braves pass on Maddux

Greg Maddux's remarkable Braves career came to a quiet end Sunday night when he was not offered arbitration.

Updated: December 10, 2003, 9:29 AM ET
By Jim Baker | MLB Insider
  • You think the offseason has been exciting so far? "Just wait," writes Thomas Boswell of the Washington Post. There's plenty more to come has the horde of free agents roaming the streets are picked up and more trades are consummated.

  • Steroids are on the mind of Tom Knott of the Washington Times. What we see on the diamond is not to be believed, he opines.

  • Last time we looked at a census report, Chicago was still one of the larger cities in the United States. When it comes to payroll, however, one of their baseball teams is acting like they are playing in one of the Quad Cities. Jay Mariotti of the Chicago Sun-Times is tired of the team's small-market antics.
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