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Braves, Chris Johnson Agree To 3-Year Extension

The Atlanta Braves have signed third baseman Chris Johnson to a new 3-year, $23.5 million contract extension according to multiple reports.

The new deal covers the 2015, 2016, and 2017 seasons and includes a $10 million club option for the 2018 season.

The 29-year-old Johnson finished second in the National League in batting last season when he hit .321/.358/.457 with 12 home runs and 68 runs batted in for the Braves.