ATLANTA — Billy Wagner delivered 422 saves during his 16-year MLB career, including 37 in an All-Star season with the Braves. Now, the retired left-hander is hoping to get one sent his way.
In Atlanta with Perfect Game USA for a showcase, Wagner arrived Wednesday night at 11:07 p.m. at his hotel, and minutes later, his Ford F-350 was stolen.
"Took my bag out, was talking to my wife, looked at my watch and said ‘My truck’s leaving,’" Wagner said during an appearance in the FOX Sports Southeast booth during Thursday’s Marlins -Braves series opener.
#stolen! Arrived in Georgia at Marrott hotel and my F350 truck was stolen within 5mins of arriving. It's white with tan trim.
"I suggested that whoever they catch, you have them stand in the batter’s box," Caray said.
"Well that’s not fair, now," said the 44-year-old Wagner.
Wagner played his final season — 2010 — in Atlanta and became an All-Star for the seventh time as he had a 1.43 ERA with 104 strikeouts and 22 walks over 69 1/3 innings. He converted all but six of his save attempts.