That's a Bad Roster of Braves

For some reason I was looking over the Washington Nationals roster and non-roster invitees and noticed a large number of former Braves:

Rob Bell, RHP
Ray King, LHP
Pete Orr, INF
Johnny Estrada, C
Willie Harris, OF
Ryan Langerhans, OF

We know Kasten is there now, but surely he knows better than to pick up all the players the Braves release. Seriously, Langerhans, Harris, and Orr. Do they want a whole team of players who can barely hit above the Mendoza line?

In addition to the players above they also have these almost-Braves:

Ronnie Belliard - may or may not be related to Rafael Belliard
Aaron Boone - brother to former Brave Bret Boone
Rob Mackowiak - he's the same thing as Craig Wilson
Steven Shell - his name is close enough to Jason Shiell to make you wonder
Luis Antonio Jimenez - I'm sure we've had guys named Luis, and Antonio, and Jimenez
Frank Diaz - brother to Matt Diaz
Tommy Murphy - former speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives

The list goes on and on and on. Practically their whole roster and just about their whole list of non-roster invitees is comprised of former Braves. Is this the best that the Nats can do? Come on Washington, you're opening up a new stadium this year, and we're playing you in that first game, are you even going to bring your own team, or are you just going to let us play a split squad game against our other split squad, because that's what it's starting to look like.

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