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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…Continue Reading

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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…Continue Reading

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Freeman up for 2020 MVP

By KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Monday night, the Baseball Writers Association of America announced the 2020 finalists for MVP, Rookie of the Year, Cy Young and Manager of the Year in both the NL and AL. The Braves had one representative as All-Star first baseman Freddie Freeman was among the three announced…Continue Reading

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For the Braves, Tonight is FINALLY The Night!

By KEVIN MCALPIN 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – It’s been 19 years, but tonight is finally the night the Braves take the field for the 2020 National League Championship Series. Max Fried gets the nod, looking to build off a breakout season that saw him go a perfect 7-0 in the regular season, and the…Continue Reading