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Atlanta Braves acquire Tyler Moore from Washington Nationals

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Moore cleared waivers last week, and was traded to the Braves on Sunday.

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The Atlanta Braves announced immediately following Sunday afternoon's contest against the Washington Nationals that the two teams had agreed to swap minor leaguers.

Atlanta acquired Tyler Moore in exchange for Nate Freiman, as Moore is likely viewed as a more reliable option at first base should Freddie Freeman's wrist grow worrisome once again this season.

Moore was placed on waivers last week, and cleared them, as the Nationals outrighted him to AAA Syracuse. He has played parts of the last four seasons in Washington, compiling a career batting average of .228, with 24 home runs and 91 RBIs in 649 plate appearances.

He was drafted by Washington in the 16th round in 2008 out of Mississippi State University.