I have heard some grumblings while riding on the Atlanta Braves’ bandwagon about Derek Lowe and his rather tepid performance as a starter since signing his 4 year, $60 million contract. 

However, I tend to disagree.  Although his ERA has been over 4 both of the years he has worn a Braves uniform, he has been an innings eater, has tended to strike batters out well (5.1 K/9 in 2009, and 6.2 K/9 this year), and has usually had a good strikeouts to walks ratio (1.76 in 2009 and 2.09 this year). 

Basically, he has struck out 2 batters for every walk.  So, with that being said, I feel it is necessary to present to you the Top Ten Biggest Busts in recent Atlanta Braves history. 

Just when you thought Derek Lowe was bad, just remember…

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