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Braves News: Johan Camargo, slow offseason and more

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Atlanta Braves News

Johan Camargo is everything the Braves are

Johan Camargo broke out in 2018 as the Braves’ everyday third baseman and perhaps best represented Atlanta’s surprising run to the top of the division.

Lane Adams once subbed himself into a Braves game, according to Lane Adams

Back in 2017, Lane Adams took it upon himself to put himself into the lineup replacing Matt Kemp in left field during a September game against the Marlins.

Who will fill Atlanta’s outfield void? runs down one question for each team before spring training. Atlanta still has a need for a corner outfielder and may not be willing to gamble on a bounce back season from Adam Duvall in a full-time role. Free agent options remain but the best course of action may come via trade.

MLB News

White Sox To Sign Jon Jay

The Chicago White Sox have an agreement with outfielder Jon Jay on a one-year deal worth $4 million pending a physical.

Dodgers Acquire Jaime Schultz

The Dodgers acquired reliever Jaime Schultz from the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday in exchange for right-hander Caleb Sampen. Schultz was recently dropped from Tampa Bay’s 40-man roster.

CC Sabathia Cleared To Resume Baseball Activities

Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia has been cleared to resume baseball activities after undergoing an angioplasty last month. Sabathia re-signed with the Yankees for a one-year, $8 million deal earlier this offseason.

Long, Cold Winter: MLB Free Agency Is Still Disturbingly Slow

The Ringer’s Ben Lindbergh takes a closer look at a very slow moving offseason for free agents and the underlying reasons behind it. This offseason has been especially frustrating if you happen to be a free agent second baseman.