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2B Jason Kipnis announces signing with Braves

2B Jason Kipnis announces signing with Braves

The Atlanta Braves signed second baseman Jason Kipnis to a minor league deal on Monday with an invitation to major league spring training, MLB Network reported.There was no immediate confirmation fMORE

Legendary slugger Hank Aaron dies at age 86

Legendary slugger Hank Aaron dies at age 86

Major League Baseball icon Hank Aaron died Friday morning, WSB-TV 2 in Atlanta is reporting, citing his daughter.Aaron, who was a senior vice president for the Atlanta Braves, was 86.The longtimMORE

Braves great Phil Niekro passes away at 81

Braves great Phil Niekro passes away at 81

Hall of Famer Phil Niekro, 81, died in his sleep overnight, the Atlanta Braves announced in a statement on Sunday.Niekro had battled cancer, but a cause of death was not reported.”We are heartbrMORE

Ozuna first from NL to win DH of Year award

Ozuna first from NL to win DH of Year award

The Atlanta Braves’ Marcell Ozuna made history on Friday, becoming the first player from the National League to win the Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award.The 30-year-old Ozuna, traMORE

Braves sign Morton to one-year, $15M deal

Braves sign Morton to one-year, $15M deal

The Atlanta Braves signed free agent starting pitcher Charlie Morton to a one-year, $15 million deal on Tuesday.The deal for Morton, 37, is the largest free agent pact so far this offseason with moMORE

Braves sign LHP Smyly to one-year, $11M deal

Braves sign LHP Smyly to one-year, $11M deal

The Atlanta Braves picked up free agent starting pitcher Drew Smyly on Monday, signing the lefty to a one-year, $11 million deal.The 31-year-old Smyly went 0-1 in seven games (five starts) for theMORE

Braves re-sign RHP Tomlin to one-year deal

Braves re-sign RHP Tomlin to one-year deal

The Atlanta Braves on Wednesday signed right-hander Josh Tomlin to a one-year, $1 million contract for 2021 with a $1.25 million club option for 2022.Tomlin, 36, went 2-2 with a 4.76 ERA in 17 appeMORE

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