ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves today signed C Travis d’Arnaud to a one-year, $8 million contract for the 2024 season which includes an $8 million club option for 2025 with no buyout.
D’Arnaud, 34, is batting .265/.338/.478 in 38 games this season. Over his four-year stint with Atlanta, he has compiled a .266/.326/.465 line with 42 home runs and 143 RBI in 249 games. He was named to his first All-Star team in 2022 and won the Silver Slugger Award in 2020.
The 6-foot-2, 210-pound native of Long Beach, Calif., joined the Braves on a two-year, $16 million contract in November of 2019, and signed to an additional two-year, $16 million contract in August of 2021 to cover the ‘22-‘23 seasons. D’Arnaud caught all 140.0 innings of Atlanta’s postseason run in 2021, including all 53.0 frames of the World Series.
Originally drafted in the first round of the 2007 First-Year Player Draft by Philadelphia out of Lakewood High School in California, d’Arnaud made his major league debut in 2013 with the Mets. He is a career .253 hitter (656-for-2,594) with 105 home runs in 749 career games.
D’Arnaud also agreed to donate 1% of his earnings in each year of his deal to the Atlanta Braves Foundation.