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Braves decline Reed Johnson’s option

Nov 4, 2013, 9:05 PM EDT

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Reed Johnson is a free agent after the Braves declined his $1.6 million option for 2014, paying him a $150,000 buyout instead.

Johnson was useful in a part-time role, but then missed most of the second half with an Achilles’ tendon injury. He finished hitting .244 with one homer and a .653 OPS in 136 plate appearances and at age 37 he may struggle to find regular work, but Johnson has long been very productive versus left-handed pitching and can play all three outfield spots (if healthy).

  1. nysportsrule - Nov 4, 2013 at 10:13 PM

    This dude always kills the mets. I don’t know why, but he always seems to go 3 for 4 with a double or something.

  2. tn16 - Nov 5, 2013 at 1:36 AM

    Potential 4th outfielder if the jays are unable to resign Davis.

  3. nbjays - Nov 5, 2013 at 9:20 AM

    He needs to go to Arizona… he just oozes grit.

  4. bigdinla - Nov 5, 2013 at 10:30 AM

    Good first move by the braves. Time to shed some dead weight. Just wish they could find someone dumb enough to take BJ Upton.

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