Dale Murphy and Rafael Furcal have joined the chorus of Braves alumni visiting camp.
Murphy, a two-time MVP, arrived Monday. He’s expected to stay in camp until the weekend.
Furcal played for the Braves from 2000-05 and was one of the more dynamic players in franchise history. He’s floated around the field offering input.
Chipper Jones, Andruw Jones and Bobby Cox are among the other Braves greats to assist in camp. The organization especially likes having them influence the younger players.
“I feel like what Atlanta does so well is they bring these former guys in who had a lot of success,” new third baseman Josh Donaldson said. “It’s quite the benefit of an organization to have a Hall of Famer who’s wanting to come in and spend time with the younger guys, give them food for thought and bounce ideas off of them. Maybe what he thought in certain situations, how he’s approached things, it’s always a luxury to have a guy like that around.”
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