Atlanta Braves Sign Ervin Santana

Free Agent Pitchers

The Atlanta Braves have linked Ervin Santana to a one-year deal that is worth $14.1 million, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Santana’s deal is worth the exact amount of the qualifying offer he rejected at the beginning of the offseason. With a second Tommy John surgery looking likely for starter Kris Medlen, and Mike Minor expected […]

Could Atlanta Braves Have Interest in Ervin Santana

Free Agent News

Ervine There is no such thing as too much pitching. The Atlanta Braves are the most recent Major League team to discover that old adage’s truth. A day after 23-year-old right-hander Kris Medlen was plagued with elbow tightness on Monday, 24-year-old right-hander Brandon Beachy departed an outing with discomfort in his shoulder and forearm. Medlen […]

Braves Sign Andrelton Simmons to New Seven-year Deal – $58 Million

Braves News

The Atlanta Braves continued the signing binge of its own players today, this time signing shortstop Andrelton Simmons to a seven-year deal worth $58 million. Simmons, 24, joins first baseman Freddie Freeman, right fielder Jason Heyward, starter Julio Teheran and closer Craig Kimbrel as players the Braves recently signed to new contracts. Simmons, 24, hit .248/.296/.396 (87 OPS+) with 17 homers in 157 games […]

Atlanta Braves Extend Craig Kimbrel

Braves News

The Atlanta Braves have signed closer Craig Kimbrel to a contract extension, reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Kimbrel’s deal is worth $42 million over four seasons, with a team option for a fifth year. It buys out his three arbitration years and one free agent year, with a $13 million option for 2018, with a $1 […]

Atlanta Braves Extend Julio Teheran

Braves News

The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a contract extension with pitcher Julio Teheran, reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Teheran’s deal guarantees the 23 year old right-hander $32.4 million over six years. Teheran was already under team control through the 2018 season. This deal buys all his arbitration years and guarantees that the Braves control one free […]

MLB News: Seven Extension Candidates Before Season Starts

Tigers News

With Spring Training mercifully around the corner, it’s that time of the year when teams start negotiating contract extensions. Clayton Kershaw started off the extension season with a deal that guarantees him $215 million, and the Atlanta Braves recently agreed on a lucrative deal with first baseman Freddie Freeman that will keep him under team control through […]

Braves Reach Agreement With Freddie Freeman on Extension

Braves News

Its been a busy day for the Atlanta Braves. Earlier we reported that team had reached an agreement for outfielder Jason Heyward on a two-year extension and now according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports the Braves have agreed to terms on an extension with first-baseman Freddie Freeman. The the 24-year-old All-Star is coming off a […]

Atlanta Braves Quiet Offseason Heading into 2014

Braves Rumors

After capturing the National League East last season, the Atlanta Braves‘ World Series hopes were abruptly dashed by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLDS. Though they raced to a 96-66 record, the 2013 campaign ended in disappointment for a club expected to play deep into October. In 2014, the Braves are counting on bounceback […]

Braves Reach Agreement With Gavin Floyd

Atlanta Braves rumors

The Atlanta Braves have reached an agreement with right-hander Gavin Floyd on a one-year deal, with a base salary of $4.4 million and incentives that can earn the 30-year-old another $4.5 million. Floyd worked just 24 1/3 innings last season pitching to a 5.18 ERA before undergoing Tommy John surgery in May.  He is not expected […]