Jordan Walden avoids arbitration
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Reliever Jordan Walden and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a $1.49 million, one-year contract that avoided salary arbitration.
Walden would earn a $10,000 performance bonus under Thursday's deal if he has 30 games finished next season.
Acquired from the Los Angeles Angels in November 2012, Walden was 4-3 with a 3.45 ERA this year with 54 strikeouts in 47 innings. He made $541,500.
Eight Braves remain eligible to file for arbitration next ...
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