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Braves Rumors: Seth Smith, Cody Ross Interest, Michael Bourn Extension Talks

Over at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Braves blog, David O'Brien offers up a few updates on the Braves' offseason. Here's the gist of it:

  • The Braves are still in on Seth Smith, though the Rockies would obviously have to throw more into a package in exchange for Martin Prado or Jair Jurrjens.
  • The Braves have some interest in Cody Ross, though they're waiting for him to lower his price tag.
  • O'Brien is surprised about the Ryan Theriot rumor, as Atlanta needs someone who can handle shortstop well. He believes the interest was overstated.
  • The team hasn't begun to discuss a contract extension with Michael Bourn, who is set to become a free agent at the end of this season.
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