Braves sign RHP Reynaldo Lopez for 3 years, $30M

The Atlanta Braves announced the signing Monday of right-hander Reynaldo Lopez to a three-year, $30 million contract.

The 29-year-old reliever will earn $4 million in 2024 and $11 million in both 2025 and 2026. The deal includes an $8 million club option for 2027 with a $4 million buyout.

Lopez split the 2023 season among three teams and went 3-7 with a 3.27 ERA and six saves in 68 relief appearances. He struck out 83 in 66 innings with the Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Angels and Cleveland Guardians.

Lopez is 39-49 with a 4.32 ERA in 241 career games (97 starts) with the Washington Nationals (2016), White Sox (2017-23), Angels and Guardians.