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I actually think this is less of an issue than the Teheran/Delgado saga, but nonetheless, it's still fun to play around with the possibilities.
Juan Francisco's conditioning and Winter League production makes him a valid option to play third base full-time for Atlanta, keeping the incredible glove of Martin Prado in left field. In all likelihood, this is the option that the Braves will break camp with, as it is a cheap and prudent low-risk/high-reward scenario. Francisco could hit 30 home runs given 500 at bats, and if he can put up a .320 OBP, it would be very worth it.
In a variation of this scenario, the Braves could platoon someone with Francisco in left field, bouncing Prado back and forth between left field and third base. Reed Johnson would be the leading candidate for this, but should Jordan Schafer pull himself together, that would be an option as well.
Our final in-house options come from the farm—switch-hitting outfielder Todd Cunningham and slugger Evan Gattis. Both are lacking in big-league experience, but they are both talented enough to break through and produce at a high level, given the chance. Cunningham could hit leadoff, while Gattis is more equipped to hit lower in the order to capitalize on his power. Either one could be used in a platoon.
Dexter Fowler is the big fish that the Braves are chasing, and he would certainly be a good fit on his hometown's club. He's young, athletic, gets on base at a great rate and is still improving. However, he might be a little expensive (in terms of the prospects Colorado would require) for Frank Wren's liking.
Grady Sizemore is my favorite option to fantasize, as the immensely talented outfielder is looking to bounce back from an injury-plagued stretch of seasons. He'll sign for a low-cost and could potentially be an excellent source of power and OBP if not speed as well, but he is going to miss at least the opening portion of the 2013 season, if not close to half of it.
David DeJesus is the least flashy of outside hires, but could be acquired from Chicago for very little. He wouldn't provide much speed, but his excellent defense and a good OBP would be a great fit in Atlanta.
There are other options of course, but the last one I'll mention is Coco Crisp of the Oakland Athletics. The Athletics have about 38 too many outfielders, and Crisp is the best fit in Atlanta. If Randall Delgado and others were to be dangled, Atlanta could grab its leadoff hitter and another prospect such as Grant Green.
That said, things are looking as if the Braves will head into the 2013 campaign with an in-house option as the solution.