Atlanta Braves Penalized Due to Illegal Prospect Signings

TAMPA, FL – APRIL 24: Kevin Maitan of the Braves sets up to field a ball and then make the flip over to second base during the Extended Spring Training game between the Braves and the Yankees on April 24, 2017, at the New York Yankees Minor League Complex in Tampa, FL. (Photo by Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The Commissioner’s Office confirmed Tuesday that the Atlanta Braves had illegally signed up to 12 international prospects, and has notified nine of the signees that they will become free agents, per Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports. The sanctions against...

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