Kurt Suzuki, Braves complete $1.5 million, 1-year deal

  •   January 31, 2017

Kurt Suzuki and the Atlanta Braves finalized their $1.5 million, one-year contract, giving the team another experienced catcher to share time with Tyler Flowers.

The agreement was announced by the team on Monday after Suzuki passed his physical. Suzuki could earn an additional $2.5 million in performance bonuses based on starts at catcher.

Suzuki, 33, hit .258 with eight homers and 49 RBI last season with Minnesota. His career average is .256.

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