The Braves starting rotation will be one of the most talked about areas about the team as spring training unfolds. There is a healthy mix of young players and veterans competing for the opportunity to open the season in the rotation. One of those veteran players is Bud Norris who struggled throughout the 2015 season but is looking to find his way again with the Braves in 2016.
Norris talked with 92.9 The Game's Grant McAuley on Sunday about joining the Braves, his goals for the season and what attracted him to the Braves this offseason.
Coming into spring training, Norris is thought to have a leg up in the competition to win a spot in the Braves' rotation. To do that, he will have to bounce back from what was a disastrous 2015 season that saw him post a 7.06 ERA with the Orioles before being released in August. That was by far the worst season of Norris' career and he will be looking to regain the form he showed in 2014 when he posted a 3.65 ERA and 139 strikeouts in 165.1 innings pitched.