April 2015

Coach Glenn Hubbard of the Lexington Legends

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Coach Glenn Hubbard of the Lexington Legends talks with a player in the dugout in a game against the Greenville Drive on Tuesday, April 15, 2015, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

OF Nick Longhi of the Greenville Drive

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Outfielder Nick Longhi (21) of the Greenville Drive bats in a game against the Lexington Legends on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Lexington won, 5-3. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

1B Ryan O’Hearn of the Lexington Legends

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First baseman Ryan O’Hearn (22) of the Lexington Legends bats in a game against the Greenville Drive on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Lexington won, 5-3. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

RHP Torey Deshazier of the Lexington Legends

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Pitcher Torey Deshazier (18) of the Lexington Legends in a game against the Greenville Drive on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

RHP Ty Buttrey of the Greenville Drive

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Pitcher Ty Buttrey (47) of the Greenville Drive warms up before a game against the Lexington Legends on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Lexington won, 5-3. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

RHP Jeffry Fernandez of the Greenville Drive

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Starting pitcher Jeffry Fernandez (37) of the Greenville Drive delivers a pitch in a game against the Augusta GreenJackets on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Augusta won, 2-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Red Sox roving instructor George Lombard

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Red Sox roving instructor George Lombard works with the Greenville Drive in a game against the Augusta GreenJackets on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Augusta won, 2-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

LF Carlos Mesa of the Greenville Drive

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Left fielder Carlos Mesa (28) of the Greenville Drive is hit in the side by a pitch in a game against the Augusta GreenJackets on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Augusta won, 2-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Second baseman Hunter Cole of Augusta

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Second baseman Hunter Cole (19) of the Augusta GreenJackets in a game against the Greenville Drive on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Augusta won, 2-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Everybody has an opinion about the Craig Kimbrel trade

Everybody has an opinion about the #Braves trading closer Craig Kimbrel to the Padres, including me:

And:

And even Chipper Jones asks fans to stay positive:

Here are a few of my photos from over the years:

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Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves visits Academy Sports in Spartanburg, S.C., as part of the 2011 Braves Caravan, Feb. 3, 2011.

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Spring Training, 2009.

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Spring Training, 2009.

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Myrtle Beach Pelicans, 2009.

And finally Craig himself chimed in on Twitter today: