Thursday 4:38pm
October 23, 2014
Currently 69°F
Posted: Thursday, December 12th 2013 at 1:04pm

Walden, Braves agree to $1.49M, 1-year contract

By The Associated Press
EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT
click to enlarge
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Reliever Jordan Walden and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a $1.49 million, one-year contract that avoided salary arbitration.

Walden would earn a $10,000 performance bonus under Thursday's deal if he has 30 games finished next season.

Acquired from the Los Angeles Angels in November 2012, Walden was 4-3 with a 3.45 ERA this year with 54 strikeouts in 47 innings. He made $541,500.

Eight Braves remain eligible to file for arbitration next month: right-handers Brandon Beachy, Craig Kimbrel and Kris Medlen; left-hander Mike Minor; first baseman Freddie Freeman; infielder Chris Johnson; and outfielders Jason Heyward and Jordan Schafer.
Associated Categories: Sports News, Professional Sports

© Copyright 2014 AccessNorthGa.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.


  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
0.039078
icon
69°F
Gainesville, GA 30501
Clear
Wind: WSW 7 mph
Dew point: 39°F