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Braves acquire veteran reliever Mark Melancon (Updated)

Atlanta continues to revamp its bullpen.

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The Atlanta Braves continue to revamp their bullpen adding veteran reliever Mark Melancon from the San Francisco Giants according to a report by ESPN’s Jeff Passan and Buster Olney.

Melancon has posted a 3.50 ERA (3.33 FIP) and has struck out 44 batters in 46 1/3 innings this season for San Francisco. Menlancon is under contract through 2020 for $14 million.

The Braves will send right-handers Tristan Beck and Daniel Winkler to San Francisco in return for Melancon according to The Athletic’s Robert Murray.

UPDATE - The Braves are taking on the remaining $18 million in salary owed to Melancon

Update: Atlanta has officially announced the addition of Melancon

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