The Atlanta Braves have made another big financial commitment, locking up All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel, with a four-year contract and an option year in 2017. Financial terms have not been announced by the Braves. The signing helps the Braves and Kimbrel avoid a potential nasty arbitration hearing.
“We are very excited to agree to terms with Craig, who we feel is the best closer in Major League Baseball,” Braves Executive Vice President and General Manager Frank Wren said. “He is one of the key pieces of our pitching staff and we are happy … Read the rest