Earlier on Tuesday, the Braves, despite injury concerns throughout the rotation, cut bait on veteran right-hander Freddy Garcia. Now, CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman has learned, they've signed a different veteran right-hander in Aaron Harang.
Harang, 35, was released by the Indians earlier on Monday. Last season, Harang pitched to a 5.40 ERA (68 ERA+) and 2.83 K/BB ratio in 143 1/3 innings for the Mariners and Mets. As recently as 2012, though, Harang was quite effective for the Dodgers: 3.61 ERA in 179 2/3 innings.
For his career, Harang owns an ERA+ of 98 across parts of 12 major-league seasons. As a member of the Reds in 2007, he finished fourth in the NL Cy Young balloting.