The young offseason has come to quite a start for the Atlanta Braves. With Braves closers Mike Gonzalez and Rafael Soriano hitting the market, Frank Wren looked like he would have quite a task on his hand to secure the back of the 'pen. Nope. Within a couple of days after teams made their decisions on arbitration-eligible players, the Braves General Manager succeeded in his task to complete the bullpen. Here is the Braves' four main men in relieving next year: Peter Moylan: 2.84 ERA Eric O'Flaherty: 3.04 ERA Takashi Saito: 2.43 ERA Billy Wagner: 1.72 ERA With Soriano and Gonzalez, Atlanta would have had about the same quality closers at around $15 million; maybe even more. With Saito and Wagner with short-term commitments, the Braves are spending about $10 million. Well done, Mr. Wren. Fo ...
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