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Braves News: Braves acquire David Fletcher, Max Stassi, season reviews, and more

Atlanta Braves news and notes from Friday

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The Atlanta Braves made yet another offseason move as they acquired infielder David Fletcher and catcher Max Stassi from the Los Angeles Angels. In exchange, the Angels received first baseman Evan White and reliever Tyler Thomas.

29-year-old Fletcher has spent each of his six seasons in Anaheim, where he produced a career .277/.323/.359 slash line. Defensively, he has played all over the diamond, with most of his innings at second base.

Stassi, on the other hand, has split his career between Houston and Anaheim. He’s appeared in 378 games as catcher and has committed 18 errors behind the plate. However, the Braves already have two catchers in Sean Murphy and Travis d’Arnaud. After missing the entire 2023 season due to injury followed by a family medical issue, it is likely that the Braves deal Stassi to another club that is willing to pay his $7M salary in 2024.

More Braves News:

Our 2023 season in review series continues with Diego Benitez and Douglas Glod.

Battery Power TV discusses what’s next for the Braves following the Jarred Kelenic deal with the Seattle Mariners.

Episode 65 of the Podcast to be Named Later discusses the Jarred Kelenic trade, Alex Anthopoulos’ Winter Meeting comments, and more.

According to the transaction tracker, the Braves have signed left-hander Zach Logue to a minor league deal. It is not likely that he will see playing time in the majors.

MLB News:

After a chaotic day of tracking his free agency, Shohei Ohtani has yet to make a decision on his upcoming club.

The Boston Red Sox acquired outfielder Tyler O’Neill from the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday in exchange for two pitchers.

Free agent pitcher Seth Lugo is reportedly being pursued by the Kansas City Royals.

The Seattle Mariners and Arizona Diamondbacks are reportedly in on DH Jorge Soler.

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