Billy Wagner

Billy Wagner

Height/Weight: 5' 10"/180 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: L
Born: Marion, Virginia
College: Ferrum
Draft: 1993 1st round (12th pick) by the
  • The Albany Herald, Ga.

    Braves sign right-hander Kirby Yates, all-star closer in 2019

    Nov. 30—The Atlanta Braves signed right-handed pitcher Kirby Yates to a two-year contract worth $8.25 million guaranteed, the club announced Monday night. Yates will make $1 million next season, before earning $6 million in 2023. The deal also includes a $5.75 million club option for 2024 that includes a $1.25 million buyout. Yates also agreed to donate 1% of his earnings in each year of his ...

  • The Sacramento Bee

    Ozuna suspended 20 games under MLB domestic violence policy

    Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna received a retroactive 20-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy. Ozuna was arrested May 29 on charges of aggravated assault by strangulation and battery after police officers said they witnessed him attacking his wife. He was placed on administrative leave under the domestic violence policy.

  • Talking Chop

    2021 Braves player review: Luke Jackson

    Luke Jackson has almost as many nicknames as he does years of Major League experience, a notable feat for the Braves reliever who looked to bounce back in 2021 after a disappointing season last year. How Acquired Luke Jackson was a first round pick (45th overall) by the Texas Rangers in 2010 out of Calvary Christian High School in For Lauderdale, FL.