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Braves, Heyward Reach $3.65M Agreement

Jan 19, 2013 8:21 AM EST

The Braves avoided arbitration with five players on Friday, including Jason Heyward.

Heyward received a one-year, $3.65 million deal. He made $565,000 last season while batting .269 with 27 homers, 82 RBIs and 21 stolen bases.

Atlanta also reached deals with Kris Medlen, Eric O'Flaherty, Jonny Venters and Cristhian Martinez.

Via Associated Press