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Pitcher Charlie Morton signed for one year, $15 million

Pitcher Charlie Morton signed for one year, $15 million

BY KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – If there’s one thing we’ve come to expect from Alex Anthopoulos, it’s the desire to be aggressive when it comes to improving his clubs in the offseason. Two Novembers ago, he signed Josh Donaldson and Brian McCann and last year it was Will Smith who he added…read more

Two-time All-Star Charlie Morton inks deal with Atlanta

Two-time All-Star Charlie Morton inks deal with Atlanta

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves today signed RHP Charlie Morton to a one-year contract worth $15 million. The Braves 40-man roster stands at 39. Morton, 37, spent the last two seasons with Tampa Bay, and went 2-2 with a 4.74 ERA (20 ER/38.0 IP) in nine games, all starts in 2020. The 6-foot-5, 235-pound native…

Fall shows winning is never as far away as it seems

Fall shows winning is never as far away as it seems

By DOUG FERGUSON ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Robert Streb was too young at age 33 to have look back at his only PGA Tour victory six years ago instead of looking ahead to what might be his next one. That wasn’t the case for Stewart Cink. He was three years away from joining…

What an offseason! ATL bulks up big time in free agency

What an offseason! ATL bulks up big time in free agency

By PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — Just like that, the Atlanta Hawks transformed themselves into a playoff contender. A team that averaged less than 25 wins the last three seasons added to its impressive young core with a whirlwind of free-agent signings, capped by the news late Tuesday that Sacramento would not match a four-year,…

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