Atlanta Magazine – Smoltz airs the possibility he’ll play elsewhere in 2009, Right Down Peachtree, Sports Blog, Jay Busbee

Actually, I don’t think John will be ready to pitch in March 2009. Shoulder injuries are bad news. But it’s very hard for the Braves (or anybody but the Axis of AL East) to afford a real contract offer to a player his age who might not start the season.