Braves agree to 3-year extension with Orlando Arcia, per report



Braves agree to 3-year extension with Orlando Arcia, per report – Battery Power







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Let’s start opening day with a bang. the Atlanta Braves He hasn’t even officially announced their Opening Day roster but is said to have locked out another player with a contract extension. FanSided’s Robert Murray reports that the Braves and player Orlando Arcia are in agreement on a three-year, $7.3 million contract that includes a club option for 2026.

The 2023 season was set to be the last two-year agreement Arcia signed with the team in November of 2021 although that deal included a $2 million club option for the 2024 season. This new deal brings Arcia’s wages from $1.3 million to $2.3 million. dollars this season, and you will pay him $ 2 million in 2024 and 2025.



Arcia was named the team’s starting shortstop during the spring after Vaughn Grissom and Braden Shewmake were surprisingly named back to Triple A.

Arcia played a prominent role with the Braves in 2022 by filling in at second base after losing Ozzie Albies to an injury. He compiled a .244/.316/.416 streak with nine home runs and 104 wRC+. It was the first time in his career that he finished a season with a WRC+ better than the league average.

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