As January comes to an end, our focus turns to pitchers and catchers reporting and the beginning of spring training, it is worth another look back at the offseason as a whole. Tuesday, The Athletic’s MLB writers handed out offseason grades for all 30 teams and the Atlanta Braves came away with a B+.
The Braves had an eventful offseason with the headline move being the acquisition of catcher Sean Murphy in a trade with the Athletics. As they tend to do, Atlanta wasted no time locking Murphy up with a six-year extension. Atlanta also added some depth to the bullpen with the additions of Joe Jimenez and Lucas Luetge.