Category: ‘MLB Free Agency’

Atlanta Braves, Arodys Vizcaino Avoid Salary Arbitration with One-year Contract
January 16th, 2016 at 4:27 PM
The Atlanta Braves and right-handed reliever Arodys Vizcaino managed to stay out of salary arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $897,500 contract, reports. ***PHOTO1*** The team and Vizcaino had exchanged figures Friday and would have had a hearing in February had an agreement not been reached. Atlanta brought back Vizcaino in a...

Chris Withrow, Atlanta Braves Avoid Arbitration with One-year Deal
January 14th, 2016 at 9:18 PM
Reliever Chris Withrow and the Atlanta Braves avoided salary arbitration Thursday by agreeing to a one-year deal worth $610,000, reports. ***PHOTO1*** Withrow had a 2.73 ERA in 46 appearances between 2013-14 before the Braves acquired him from the Los Angeles Dodgers in Nov. 2014. He missed 2015 recovering from Tommy John...

Arodys Vizcaino, Chris Withrow File for Salary Arbitration
January 13th, 2016 at 6:04 PM
Atlanta Braves pitchers Arodys Vizcaino and Chris Withrow filed for salary arbitration on Tuesday, reports. ***PHOTO1*** The Braves traded for Withrow last May, but he missed the season while recovering from Tommy John surgery. He owns a 2.73 ERA over 56 career innings pitched. Vizcaino, who missed the first half of 2015...

Kelly Johnson Signs One-year Deal with Atlanta Braves
January 6th, 2016 at 3:25 PM
The Atlanta Braves, pending a physical, are bringing back super utility man Kelly Johnson for his third stint in Atlanta, Dave O'Brien reports. ***PHOTO1*** Johnson, who turns 34 next month, agreed to a one-year contract worth $2 million on Wednesday. He also started last season with the Braves before being shipped to...

Atlanta Braves Sign Veteran Starter Gavin Floyd
December 16th, 2013 at 6:24 PM
The Atlanta Braves announced today that they have signed veteran starting pitcher Gavin Floyd to a one-year deal worth $4 million with incentives pushing the potential value of the contract to $4.5 million. ***PHOTO1*** The Braves finalized the deal after Floyd passed his physical on Monday. The former White Sox right-hander is...