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Heyward, Braves agree to $13.3M, 2-year contract

ATLANTA — Jason Heyward is happy he can report to spring training without having to worry about salary arbitration.
He’s even happier he also won’t have to worry about the business side of the game next season.
Heyward and the Atlanta Braves agreed Tuesday to a $13.3 million, two-year contract that avoided arbitration.
“In my head it basically says to me, let’s go play some baseball,” Heyward said.
The 24-year-old is coming off an injury-filled season. General manager Frank Wren said those problems complicated the arbitration process and helped make the two-year contract possible.
Heyward hit .254 ...

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