George Sherrill signs with Atlanta
ATLANTA -- Left-hander George Sherrill, who saved 51 games in two seasons with Baltimore before struggling last season with the Dodgers, has finalized a $1.2 million, one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves.
Sherrill's deal was announced Friday after he passed a physical in Atlanta. ESPN the Magazine's Buster Olney, citing sources, reported that the deal is worth $1.2 million with $200,000 in incentives.
Sherrill was 2-2 with a 6.69 ERA with the Dodgers last season. He held left-handers to a .192 batting average.
He was an All-Star with Baltimore in 2008, when he had 31 saves.
Information from The Associated Press is included in this report.
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