Braves Sign Omar Infante To Extension

According to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Braves signed Omar Infante to a two-year deal with a club option.  Troy Renck says the deal is worth $4.325MM.  The club 2011 club option is for $2.5MM with a $250K buyout.  The deal buys out one free agent year with an option on a second.

Infante, 27, hit .293/.338/.416 in 348 plate appearances in ’08 while playing second base, shortstop, third base, left field, and center field.  The Braves acquired Infante and Will Ohman a year ago from the Cubs for Jose Ascanio.

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