ATLANTA BRAVES 2016 finish: 68-93 (5th in NL East; 18½ games out of wild-card spot) Manager: Brian Snitker (59-65, second season) In the front office: John Hart, president of baseball operations (third season) DOLLARS AND SENSE Highest-paid player: OF Matt Kemp ($21.75 million in 2017) Top-returning
The end officially came at 2:58 p.m. Wednesday when Atlanta Braves outfielder Damon Hollins struck out on a low curveball. Hollins' whiff ended the Braves' 2-0 loss to Montreal — as well as Atlanta's 34-year, spring-training association with West Palm Beach. By then, most of the Braves&
Teams are looking to spend money on talented free agents during the offseason. Here are the 14 worst MLB contracts heading into the 2017 season.