Guessing random Atlanta Braves players from the past: Benches clear

Can you guess this former Atlanta Braves player before using all five of our hints?

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The daily trivia game ‘Immaculate Grid’ has been a fun and exciting challenge for baseball fans. We wanted to create something similar related to the Atlanta Braves. Welcome to House That Hank Built’s latest series: Guessing random Atlanta Braves players from the past! Take the opportunity to participate in our daily guessing game every morning at 3:00 pm EST. Missed yesterday’s? Play here.

We will give you five hints at a random player who donned an Atlanta Braves jersey and see if you can guess from there! Have fun and no cheating! Here we go!

Hint #1 (Career Length): This player spent a total of 10 seasons in MLB. During this time, he made appearances for the following teams: Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, and Atlanta Braves.

Hint #2 (Jersey Numbers): During his 10 seasons in the big leagues, this player wore the following jersey numbers: 30, 28, 17, 46, and 47. He wore 17 and 28 with the Braves. 

Do you think you know it already? If so, jump to the last slide to check your answer. If not, use the next page for more hints. 

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Hint #3 (Individual Accolades): This player did not win any accolades but he was the eighth overall selection in the 2003 MLB draft.

Hint #4 (Braves Stats): This player was with the Braves from 2012-2013. In his two seasons with Atlanta he started 37 games to a 14-16 record, 4.14 ERA, and 4.09 FIP.

Hint #5 (Random Fact): This player's Braves stint is most remembered for being the guy who Carlos Gomez homered off of, thus ensuing a benches clearing moment between the Brewers and the Braves.

Do you know it now? if so, check yourself on the last page. If not, click next anyway to see if you remember this player in a Braves jersey.

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Answer: Paul Maholm

The crafty lefty, Paul Maholm carved out a nice ten year career in baseball. He finished with a 77-100 record, 4.30 ERA, 4.22 FIP, and 984 K's. While the majority of his career was spent with the Pirates, Maholm is often remembered in Braves country for being the guy who helped make Carlos Gomez a very disliked man in Atlanta.