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Braves extend Freddie Freeman

Updated: February 5, 2014, 6:06 PM ET
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The Atlanta Braves have locked up another key member of the team's future, agreeing to an eight-year contract extension with 24-year-old first baseman Freddie Freeman.

The deal with Freeman is worth $135 million, sources confirmed to ESPN.com's Jayson Stark. Financial terms were not released by the team.

It is the longest contract in Braves history, supplanting the six-year, $90 million contract given to Chipper Jones in 2000, according to MLB.com.

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