Rafael Soriano just threw a curveball, and Frank Wren didnÆt see it coming.
In a move that the Atlanta general manager hadnÆt planned for, Soriano has accepted the arbitration offer from the Braves and will return to the club for the 2010 season.
Soriano, 29, racked up 27 saves in 31 chances last season. He also posted a 2.97 ERA and a 102/27 K/BB ratio in a career-high 75.2 innings.
Soriano made $6.5 million in 2009 and figures to make close to $8 million via arbitration.
On the bright side, with Soriano returning, the Braves figure to have one of the most dominant bullpens in all of baseball next season.
On the not-so-bright side, with Soriano returning, the Braves figure to have one of the most expensive bullpens in all of baseball next sea ...
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Article written by Jeremiah Graves