• Heyward, Braves reach 2-year, $13.3M deal

    Summary of 12 articles · Updated Feb 4, 2014
    Jason Heyward and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a new two-year contract worth $13.3 million. A 2012 National League Gold Glove winner, Heyward was the Braves' top Draft pick in 2007 and made his Major League debut in 2010. Instead of taking Freddie Freeman and Jason Heyward to salary arbitration hearings next week, the Braves gave the pair further reason to believe they both could serve as the cornerstones of the franchise's future. Problem is, the Braves have a long-standing policy of not negotiating...
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      Source: MLB.com
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      Source: MLB.com
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      The Atlanta Braves have locked up another key member of the team's future, agreeing to an eight-year contract extension with 24-year-old first baseman Freddie Freeman.
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    • Jason Heyward gets new two-year deal with Braves, as team bucks its arbitration policy

      Jason Heyward and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a new two-year contract worth $13.3 million. It will allow the outfielder and the club to avoid arbitration. When filing arbitration numbers last month, Heyward asked for $5.5 million and the team offe…
      Source: yahoo.com

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