The Braves and reliever Peter Moylan have agreed to a deal, according to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. Terms are not yet available.
Moylan, who turned 39 in December, will head back to Atlanta for his third stint with the club after spending seven seasons with the Braves from 2006 to 2012 and returning for 2015. He most recently spent two seasons with the Royals, who worked hard to re-sign him, logging a 3.46 ERA and 4.00 FIP in 129 appearances.
The Australian-born Moylan, who originally joined the Braves organization as a free agent in 2006, is the most significant addition of the winter to a Braves bullpen that is expected to feature Sam Freeman, Dan Winkler, A.J. Minter and Jose Ramirez in front of closer Arodys Vizcaino. More additions to the group would appear likely, as the bullpen lacks multiple strong veteran options.
In total, Moylan has logged a career 6.0-WAR and 3.00 ERA in parts of 11 seasons with Atlanta, the Dodgers and Kansas City.