Sam Freeman and Dan Winkler avoid arbitration with 1 year deals

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1/12/18 12:01pm

Sam Freeman and Dan Winkler avoid arbitration with 1 year deals

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By. Andrew Rodberg

On Thursday night it was announced that LHP Sam Freeman had signed a 1 year $1.075 million contract in order to avoid arbitration. Freeman appeared in 58 games with a 2-0 record and a 3.34 ERA which was better than his previous 2 seasons.

With this signing, Freeman looks to make an impact out of the bullpen with his strikeout ability.

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On Friday afternoon it was also announced that RHP Dan Winkler had also avoided arbitration with a $610,000 contract. Winkler has been battling some injuries that has limited him the previous 3 seasons to only 21 appearances. Last season he appeared in 16 games, had a 1-1 record and boasted a 2.81 ERA.

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With now Mike Foltynewicz and Arodys Vizcaino the final 2 pitchers without contracts, the Braves have some serious moves to make to help them avoid arbitration.

Keep an eye out for more news coming throughout the day!

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