Melky Cabrera, Takashi Saito released
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves released outfielder Melky Cabrera in a curious decision Tuesday and also let go of right-hander Takashi Saito.
The 26-year-old Cabrera hit .255 with four homers and 42 RBIs and started in 115 games during the regular season, then went 0 for 8 against San Francisco in the NL Division Series. He was acquired by Atlanta as part of a five-player trade that sent right-hander Javier Vazquez to the New York Yankees on Dec. 22.
Cabrera made $3.1 million ...
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