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NL East Notes: Braves tried to move Olivera, Nats bullpen

The latest news from around the National League East.

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The Atlanta Braves are reportedly shopping Hector Olivera, but to no avail. The 31-year-old Cuban export isn't drawing any interest and one executive told Jeff Passan that he was shocked that they even asked if a team would take on Olivera.

Olivera is hitting just .211 and is he currently on a madatory paid leave of absence after he was arrested two weeks ago in a Washington-DC hotel for allegedly assaulting a woman. At this time, it is unclear when Olivera will return to baseball.

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