According to Mark Bowman of MLB.com the Braves have had recent talks with the
Upton is coming off a season in which he hit .270/.342/.491 over 566 at-bats. He slashed 267/.348/.478 through his first two seasons with the Braves. The 27-year-old entering the final year of his contract and is expected to make $14.5 million in 2015 before becoming a free agent.
The 32-year-old Aoki hit .285/.349/.360 over 491 at-bats last year. With the Royals signing Alex Rios earlier in the week, Aoki will likely have to move on with a different club.
Bawcom has yet to pitch in a major league game. His production slipped at the Triple-A level last season as he compiled a career-worst 4.72 ERA.
Ruggiano, who played in 81 games in 2014, hit .281 with six home runs and 28 RBI for the Cubs. He spent the previous two seasons with the Marlins, where in 2012, he hit a career high .313 with 23 doubles and 36 RBI.
Brazis went 8-6 with 14 saves and 2.89 ERA in three years with four teams in the Mariners minor league organization.
|2014 Team Leaders|
|AVG||Robinson Cano , 2B||.314|
|HR||Kyle Seager , 3B||25|
|RBI||Kyle Seager , 3B||96|
|OBP||Robinson Cano , 2B||.382|
|SLG||Kyle Seager , 3B||.454|
|R||Robinson Cano , 2B||77|
|SB||James Jones , CF||27|
|W||Hisashi Iwakuma , SP||15|
|ERA||Felix Hernandez , SP||2.14|
|WHIP||Felix Hernandez , SP||0.92|
|K||Felix Hernandez , SP||248|
|SV||Fernando Rodney , RP||48|
|Full Team Statistics|
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