The bench for the Atlanta Braves continues to be a work in progress as they reportedly reached an agreement with veteran Jake Lamb on what is expected to be a major league deal. The deal is reportedly pending a physical which will take place on Monday for position players with the first full squad workout scheduled for Tuesday. The Braves opened a spot on the 40-man roster Sunday by outrighting outfielder Travis Demeritte to Triple-A. If Lamb passes his physical, an official announcement is likely coming Monday.
The Braves may not be finished either. Over the last three seasons they have kept an eye on the waiver wire as Spring Training has progressed in an effort to solidify their bench. They have several veteran non-roster invites in camp currently including Jason Kipnis, Ehire Adrianza and Pablo Sandoval. Johan Camargo is also back, but is on a non-guaranteed contract. We will see how things progress once exhibition games get underway, but it wouldn’t be terribly surprising to see them bring another outfielder if a good fit becomes available.
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