Good News: Atlanta Braves Confirm Another Important Addition To Squad By Signing Top Experienced MLB Star

**Braves Sign Another Former Mets Infielder**

The Atlanta Braves have added yet another ex-New York Mets infielder to their roster, enhancing the organization’s depth. After previously signing Luis Guillorme, who was later traded to the Los Angeles Angels, and acquiring Zack Short from the Mets through a cash trade, the Braves have now signed former Mets infielder Joey Wendle to a major league contract.

Wendle, 34, who was waived last week, joins the Braves as they option Luke Williams to Triple-A Gwinnett. This season, Wendle went 8-for-36 with the Mets after signing a one-year, $2 million free-agent contract in early November following his departure from the Miami Marlins. Known for his versatility, Wendle has experience at all infield positions except first base and has started games at second base, third base, and shortstop for the Mets this season.

While Wendle’s recent offensive performance has been underwhelming, he remains a reliable defender at various infield spots. The Braves will cover the prorated minimum of his contract, with the Mets responsible for the rest. Wendle’s addition bolsters the Braves’ infield depth, particularly with Luke Williams still available to play every day in Gwinnett.

This move also provides insurance for the Braves in case of potential league disciplinary action against veteran infielder David Fletcher, who is currently in Gwinnett and under investigation for involvement with an illegal bookmaker associated with Shohei Ohtani’s now-dismissed interpreter.

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