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Injured LH Matzek signs $3.1m, 2-year deal with Braves

ATLANTA (AP) Even though Tyler Matzek will miss the entire 2023 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery, the Atlanta Braves have re-signed the reliever to a $3.1 million, two-year contract.

He gets $1.2 million this year and $1.9 million in 2024. The Braves have a $5.5 million club option for 2025 with no buyout.

Matzek appeared in 42 games for the Braves in 2022, going 4-2 with a 3.50 ERA and his first career save. The 32-year-old left-hander dealt with elbow pain late in the season and was left off the NL East champion's postseason roster.

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Leaders
AVG: D. Swanson.277
HR: A. Riley38
RBI: M. Olson103
SB: R. Acuña Jr.29
W: K. Wright21
ERA: M. Fried2.48
Saves: K. Jansen41
K: C. Morton205
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .253 (8)
Runs: 789 (3)
Hits: 1394 (8)
Home Runs: 243 (2)
Stolen Bases: 87 (15)
OBP: .317 (10)
SLG: .443 (1)
Total Bases: 2443 (1)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.46 (6)
Runs Allowed: 609 (5)
Saves: 55 (1)
Strikeouts: 1554 (2)
OpBA: .226 (4)
OBP: .297 (6)
SLG: .354 (3)
Run Support: 4.90 (3)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/6 J. Hudson Signed to a Minor League Contract
11/22 Z. Almonte Signed to Play in Japan (Chunichi Dragons)
11/18 S. Bracho Free Agent - No Contract Offer (non-tendered)
11/18 G. Heredia Free Agent - No Contract Offer (non-tendered)
11/18 T. Matzek Signed ( 2023-2024; Opt 2025)(two-year contract, avoids arbitration)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
10/12 T. Matzek Left elbow surgery - out for season (day-to-day)
9/28 H. Ynoa Right elbow surgery - out for season (60-day IL)
9/21 N. Anderson Plantar fasciitis, right foot (60-day IL)
9/21 S. Strider Strained left oblique (15-day IL)
9/18 O. Albies Fractured right pinky (10-day IL)
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