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The Daily Chop: Maddux feature, Third basemen, Sims flashback, and more

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MLB Network will feature a rundown of Greg Maddux’ greatest games on Tuesday.

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Greg Maddux’s brilliance to be featured on MLB Network

As noted above, MLB Network will heavily feature Greg Maddux on Tuesday. The Hall of Famer has an impressive collection of standout performances, including a complete game in the World Series and his 300th career victory.

7 legendary Greg Maddux stories

These seven Maddux stories nicely accompany the full day of praise he is sure to receive on Tuesday.

Braves’ Top 5 third basemen: Bowman’s take

Unsurprisingly, a list of the top five third basemen in Braves history begins with Chipper Jones. A compelling case could be made for Eddie Mathews, but Mark Bowman gives Jones the edge, owing largely to his standing during the greatest era in the history of the organization.

Braves prospect retrospect: RHP Lucas Sims

Looking back on 2012 first-round pick Lucas Sims, who was once considered the top prospect in the Braves organization. Sims never materialized into a serviceable major league starter, but he did find a spot in the Reds bullpen in 2019. Could the Brookwood native etch himself into the Reds bullpen going forward?

MLB News

Here are the best 3B in history, team by team

The remainder of the organizations around baseball and their top five third basemen in team history.

These 9 pitchers dominated Babe Ruth

Few pitchers had sustained success against Babe Ruth, but these nine achieved that feat.

What if Boston traded the Babe ... to the White Sox?

Speaking of the Babe, what if he had been traded to Chicago rather than New York?