Atlanta Braves News
The Atlanta Braves eventually found their outfielder. The staff agreed to a a single-yr deal with Nick Markakis that also contains a club solution for the 2020 season. Markakis will make $4 million this season. The 2020 solution is worthy of $6 million and contains a $2 million buyout.
Alex Anthopoulos spoke with reporters soon following the deal with Markakis was introduced. He talked over the reasoning for bringing back Markakis along with his role for 2019. Anthopoulos additional that signing Markakis at a realistic value will permit the staff to look for other updates.
Quite a few considered the Braves would make a move soon but bringing back Markakis wasn’t what they were being anticipating.
FanGraphs’ Jeff Sullivan examines Atlanta’s reunion with Markakis and writes that the Braves took the risk-free way out.
Coming off of a Rookie of the Yr season, Ronald Acuna Jr is ready for Yr 2.
MLB Pipeline unveiled its listing of the 10 best third base prospective clients for 2019 on Tuesday. Atlanta’s Austin Riley came in third on the listing behind Toronto’s Vladimir Guerrero Jr and Cincinnati’s Nick Senzel.
Corridor of Fame
The Baseball Corridor of Fame introduced its voting final results for the 2019 course on Tuesday. Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina will be a part of Lee Smith and Harold Baines as customers of the 2019 course. Fred McGriff acquired just around 39 per cent of the vote failing to gain induction in his 10th and final yr on the ballot. Andruw Jones all over again observed limited assist receiving 7.5 per cent of the vote and will stay on the ballot for upcoming season.
Derek Jeter will headline the 2020 Corridor of Fame ballot.
The Texas Rangers agreed to a a single-yr deal with veteran infielder Asdrubal Cabrera. The deal is worthy of a reported $3.5 million. The plan is for Cabrera to engage in third base.
The Detroit Tigers have signed infielder Gordon Beckham to a minor league deal that contains an invite to spring training.