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Champion Braves sign Manny Piña to add depth at catcher

The City of Atlanta is celebrating the Braves' World Series win.
The City of Atlanta is celebrating the Braves' World Series win.(WALB)
Published: Nov. 15, 2021 at 10:50 PM EST
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ATLANTA (AP) — The World Series champion Atlanta Braves have added depth at catcher by signing Manny Piña to a two-year, $8 million contract.

Piña is the first player filing for free agency after the Series to sign with a different team. He will make $3.5 million next season and $4.5 million in 2023. There is also includes a $4 million club option for 2024 with no buyout. The 34-year-old Piña hit a career-best 13 home runs in 75 games with the Brewers this past season.

He joins starting catcher Travis d’Arnaud, who agreed to a two-year, $16 million extension during the season.

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