Braves’ Grissom puts in extra work for shortstop competition

  • FILE - Atlanta Braves’ Vaughn Grissom warms up before Game 4 of baseball’s National League Division Series against the Philadelphia Phillies on Oct. 15, 2022, in Philadelphia. The five-time defending NL East champion Atlanta Braves are moving closer to spring training with Vaughn Grissom one of two top contenders to replace shortstop Dansby Swanson, who signed as a free agent with the Cubs. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves’ commitment to giving Vaughn Grissom a chance to win the starting job at shortstop can’t be questioned.