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TalkingChop Jan 11, 2020
Exploring the Options for the Final Rotation Spot

Exploring the Options for the Final Rotation Spot

Photo by Joe Robbins/ The Braves will enter spring training with a number of young pitchers vying for the 5th spot in the rotation It’s fairly safe to assume that four spots in the Atlanta starting pitching rotation are locked in, barring injury, with Mike Soroka, Max Fried, Mike Foltynewicz, and Cole Hamels. As things currently stand, there will be a number of young arms competing for the final spot this season. The Favorites Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports Sean Newcomb Alex Anthopoulos has stated several times this off-season that Sean Newcomb will be given the...
TalkingChop Jan 10, 2020
Braves, Shane Greene headed for salary arbitration

Braves, Shane Greene headed for salary arbitration

Photo by Rich Schultz/ The Atlanta Braves reached deals with six of their seven arbitration eligible players on Friday including right-hander Mike Foltynewicz and shortstop Dansby Swanson. Each player agreed to one-year, non-guaranteed deals as was announced by the club Friday afternoon. The #Braves today announced the organization has agreed to terms with six players who were eligible for salary arbitration on one-year, non-guaranteed contracts for the 2020 season: pic.twitter.com/RyLvI6NX6s— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) January 10, 2020 However, the team was unable to come to terms...
TalkingChop Jan 10, 2020
Braves Avoid Arbitration with Mike Foltynewicz and Dansby Swanson, Per Report

Braves Avoid Arbitration with Mike Foltynewicz and Dansby Swanson, Per Report

Photo by Daniel Shirey/ Swanson will receive $3.15M in his first year of arbitration, while Foltynewicz will earn $6.425 in his second year. While the Atlanta Braves and their fans await news on other fronts, today is one of the more action packed news days on the MLB calendar. Each MLB team will be exchanging salary numbers with each of their arbitration eligible players, with the possible outcome being multi-year extensions, avoiding arbitration via one year contracts, or having the case settled by arbitration. The Braves began the day with seven players whom they needed to find a...

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