Former Braves Pitcher to Retire

Kevin Millwood announced his retirement from the MLB recently.  The 16 year MLB veteran was drafted by the Braves in 1993 in the 11th round of the draft.  He played his first six professional seasons for Atlanta, as well as two in Philadelphia, one in Cleveland, four in Texas, and one season each in Baltimore, Colorado, and Seattle to finish his career.  Millwood had a 169-152 record over the course of his career with 2,083 strikeouts over 2,720.1 innings.  Millwood’s best season as a Brave was in 1999 when he had a career best 18-7 record as well as a career best 2.68 ERA.  He was selected for his first and only All-Star game that year and finished third in National League Cy Young voting.

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