Duvall was non-tendered by Atlanta on Wednesday, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports.
While Duvall logged a .295 ISO and 116 wRC+ last season, Atlanta has Cristian Pache and Drew Waters waiting in the wings as much more affordable options in the outfield. Duvall will likely draw interest on the open market, but he may have to settle for a one-year deal as he heads into his age-32 season. His market would tick up if the designated hitter remains in the National League next season. He finished the year on the shelf with an oblique injury.
Duvall (oblique) was removed from Atlanta's NLCS roster Tuesday.
The move appeared likely after Duvall left Game 1 on Monday with an oblique issue and seemed to be in a fair amount of pain. Postseason rules dictate that a player removed from the roster for one series will be ineligible to participate in the next, so Duvall won't be a factor in the World Series if the Braves manage to advance without him. Johan Camargo takes his place on the roster.
Manager Brian Snitker confirmed during Game 1 of the NLCS against the Dodgers that Duvall suffered a left oblique injury, David O'Brien of The Athletic reports.
Duvall appeared to be in a lot of pain after a swing in the second inning, and while it hasn't been confirmed just yet, it seems likely that he'll miss the remainder of the series. "I think he did it pretty good," stated Snitker regarding his outfielder's injury. If the Braves elect to remove Duvall from the roster for the rest of the NLCS, he'd be ineligible for the World Series, per Buster Olney of ESPN.
Duvall left Game 1 of the NLCS against the Dodgers on Monday with an apparent left side injury, 680 The Fan Atlanta reports.
Duvall suffered the injury following a swing in the top of the second inning. He'll be labeled day-to-day until the extent of the injury becomes known. Duvall was replaced by Cristian Pache.
Duvall went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in Thursday's win over the Reds in Game 2 of the NL Wild Card Round.
Duvall added a pair of insurance runs in the eighth inning against Raisel Iglesias. The homer is his only hit so far this postseason in nine trips to the plate.
Duvall isn't in Wednesday's lineup against the Marlins.
Duvall will take a seat for the first time in over two weeks despite recording hits in four of the last five contests. Nick Markakis, Ender Inciarte and Ronald Acuna will start in the outfield from left to right.
Duvall went 2-for-4 with a double and a solo home run in Saturday's 7-2 loss to the Mets.
The veteran outfielder's remarkable September continues. Duvall is now slashing .271/.346/.814 through 18 games on the month with 11 of his 16 homers on the year, and he's been a key figure for Atlanta as the team looks to lock up the NL East title.
Duvall went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in Atlanta's 5-1 victory over the Orioles on Tuesday.
Duvall continued his impressive power surge and has now hit 10 home runs in his past 15 games, which has fueled a massive .862 slugging percentage. He finds himself in the top 10 percent of the league for expected slugging and top five percent for barrel percentage. Those metrics reasonably foreshadow some sustainability for his current tear.
Duvall went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run and one strikeout in Sunday's win against the Nationals.
Duvall has been on a power surge in recent contests, and he helped to chase starter Max Scherzer on Sunday with his home run in the sixth inning as part of a four-run rally in the inning. The 32-year-old now has nine home runs and 18 RBI over the past 12 games.
Duvall went 3-for-4 with three home runs, nine RBI, five runs scored and two walks Wednesday in the Braves' 29-9 victory over the Marlins.
Duvall's night started off with a two-run homer in the second. He followed that up with a three-run shot in the fifth and then a grand slam in the seventh to cap what was perhaps the best fantasy stat line of the season by any player. It's the second time the 32-year-old has slugged three home runs this season, as he previously achieved the feat Sept. 2 versus the Red Sox. Duvall has now slugged nine home runs to go with 17 RBI over his last 10 games.
Duvall hit a solo home run in his only at-bat Monday against the Marlins.
Duvall entered the game in the ninth inning as a pinch hitter and tied the game with a solo home run. It was 10th long ball of the season and second homer in his past three appearances. Overall, he's now hitting .265/.304/.573 across 125 plate appearances this season.
Duvall is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Marlins.
Manager Brian Snitker is giving Ender Inciarte a spin in center field for the series opener, leaving no room in the outfield for Duvall with Ronald Acuna and Nick Markakis manning the corner spots. Duvall had started each of the Braves' previous eight games, going 10-for-35 (.286 average) with five home runs, three doubles, nine runs and seven RBI.
Duvall went 2-for-4 with a double and a solo home run Saturday against the Nationals.
Duvall took Erick Fedde yard in the fourth inning for his ninth home run of the season. He now has five home runs in his past six starts, three of which came Sept. 2 against Boston. Overall, Duvall has shown plenty of power, as he's now slugging .550 across 119 plate appearances.
Duvall went 3-for-4 with three home runs, five RBI and three runs scored Wednesday against the Red Sox.
Duvall popped a pair of two-run home runs and also a solo homer to power the Braves' offense Wednesday. He now has eight long balls for the season, four of which have come in his past three games. He continues to earn regular at-bats in left field and has been a decent source of power, as he now has a .270 ISO and .520 slugging percentage across 108 plate appearances.
Duvall went 1-for-4 with a walk and a solo home run in Monday's win over the Red Sox.
The veteran outfielder took Colten Brewer deep in the fourth inning for his fifth homer of the year. Duvall has proven to be a reliable roster piece for Atlanta. but he hasn't exactly been a consistent difference-maker at the plate. Over his last 10 games, Duvall is slashing just .237/.310/.395.
Duvall (Achilles) went 1-for-6 with a run scored in Sunday's 12-10 win over the Phillies.
Duvall's one-out single in the second inning sparked a run of nine straight batters reaching base. He scored on an Austin Riley double. The 31-year-old Duvall is slashing .241/.287/.414 with four homers, 12 RBI and 13 runs scored in 31 games this year. He should continue to split time with Marcell Ozuna in left field.
Duvall (Achillles) is starting in left field and batting seventh Sunday against the Phillies.
The 31-year-old exited Friday's contest with a sore right Achilles and sat out Saturday's game, but he's back in the lineup for the series finale. Duvall is 1-for-11 in his past four games and will look to get back on track against Philadelphia starter Jake Arrieta.
Duvall (Achilles) isn't in Saturday's lineup against the Phillies.
Duvall left Friday's contest with a sore right Achilles, and he'll remain on the bench Saturday. Marcell Ozuna will start in left field while Matt Adams takes over as the designated hitter.
Duvall exited Friday's game against the Phillies with a sore right Achilles.
Duvall suffered the injury after hitting a single in the top of the fifth inning, and he was replaced by Ender Inciarte. Duvall is considered day-to-day. If he's forced to miss additional time, Inciarte and Charlie Culberson could see their playing time increase.
Duvall went 1-for-4 with a walk and a two-run home run in Monday's 7-6 win over the Nationals.
Once again, the veteran outfielder came up with a dramatic hit. Atlanta entered the ninth inning down 6-3, but Duvall's two-run shot off Daniel Hudson set the stage for Dansby Swanson's walkoff blast. Duvall is now slashing .246/.290/.509 through 62 plate appearances with four homers and 11 RBI.
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|10/12||@ LAD||W 5-1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|10/08||@ MIA||W 7-0||5||0||1||0||1||0||0|
|10/07||vs MIA||W 2-0||3||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|10/06||vs MIA||W 9-5||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|10/01||vs CIN||W 5-0||4||1||1||1||2||0||0|
|09/30||vs CIN||W 1-0||4||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|09/27||vs BOS||L 1-9||4||0||1||0||0||0||0|
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|2012||AFA-San Jose Giants||134||534||101||138||24||4||30||100||47||116||8||2||.258||.327||.487|
|2013||AA-Richmond Flying Squi||105||385||61||97||23||4||17||58||35||72||2||1||.252||.320||.465|
|2015||AAA-Sacramento River Cat||100||402||60||113||25||2||26||80||25||91||4||1||.281||.325||.547|