News from the Atlanta Braves was slow on Tuesday, but the hot stove did warm up for the remainder of Major League Baseball. The Carlos Correa saga appears to have *finally* come to an end, Trevor Story underwent surgery, and a couple trades were announced.
In terms of Braves news, GM Alex Anthopoulos caught up with David O’Brien of the Athletic and former reliever Eric O’Flaherty to discuss the Braves’ offseason thus far, bullpen depth, and more.
We’ve got a couple of other Braves notes to get you through your Wednesday.
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After deals fell through with the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets, shortstop Carlos Correa will be returning to the Minnesota Twins on a six-year, $200M deal. As usual, the deal is pending a physical, which turned the other clubs away from the 28-year-old.
32-year-old Scott Oberg announced his retirement on Instagram Tuesday. Oberg took part in five big league seasons with the Colorado Rockies. Although he will not return to the mound, he has taken a position with the club as a special assistant to baseball operations.
Former Braves catcher Stephen Vogt is now part of the Seattle Mariners’ 2023 coaching staff. He will serve as the major league coach and director of pitching strategy.
The Washington Nationals agreed to a one-year, $2.25M deal with outfielder Corey Dickerson. After playing for the St. Louis Cardinals in 2022, the 33-year-old entered free agency.