Category: ‘MLB Free Agency’

Atlanta Braves Sign Mat Gamel to Minor League Contract
December 14th, 2013 at 10:52 AM
The Atlanta Braves took a small gamble with a potentially large reward by signing former standout prospect Mat Gamel to a minor league contract, reports. Gamel, who was once viewed as Prince Fielder's potential replacement at first base for the Milwaukee Brewers, has had an injury plagued career. He missed...

Brian McCann Agrees to Five-year Contract with New York Yankees
November 23rd, 2013 at 7:39 PM
Brian McCann's tenure with the Atlanta Braves has officially come to an end. The veteran catcher has agreed to a five-year, $85 million deal with the New York Yankees with a vesting option for a sixth year, multiple sources report. The contract has yet to be confirmed by the Yankees, as...

Former Atlanta Brave Tim Hudson to Sign with San Francisco Giants
November 18th, 2013 at 9:14 PM
Tim Hudson's tenure with the Atlanta Braves seems to have come to an end, as is reporting that the veteran pitcher is close to a deal with the San Francisco Giants. Hudson's imminent contract with the Giants is reportedly worth $23 million over two years and comes after an injury-shortened...

Atlanta Braves Sign Jonny Venters to One-year Deal, Avoid Arbitration
November 14th, 2013 at 8:41 PM
The Atlanta Braves signed lefty reliever Jonny Venters to a one-year contract Wednesday, thus avoiding salary arbitration, reports. ***VIDEO1*** Venters received a one-year, $1.625 million deal that was identical to his 2012 salary. He missed the entire season with his second career Tommy John. "I'm pumped to be sticking around," Venters said...

Brian McCann Officially Declines Atlanta Braves’ Qualifying Offer
November 12th, 2013 at 8:24 AM
It's not exactly surprising, but Brian McCann turned down the Atlanta Braves' one-year qualifying offer worth $14.1 million on Monday, reports. Reports continue to circulate predicting McCann will land a deal somewhere between $75-100 million, but they all agree that McCann will likely be secure in his new place of...