Report: Braves join Realmuto sweepstakes
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The Atlanta Braves are pursuing star catcher J.T. Realmuto in free agency, sources told Robert Murray of FanSided.

Some teams on the West Coast are also expressing interest, Murray adds.

The Braves already have catcher Travis d'Arnaud, who accrued a .919 OPS with nine homers in 44 games last season. However, he has one year left on his contract and has dealt with injuries in the past.

Realmuto, who's arguably the best backstop in baseball, reportedly has an offer in the five-year range that's worth a little over $100 million to return to the Philadelphia Phillies.

The two-time All-Star amassed a .825 OPS with 36 homers over his two years with the Phillies.

The Toronto Blue Jays and Washington Nationals have also been linked to Realmuto during the offseason. However, it's not known if the Blue Jays are still looking at signing the backstop after reportedly adding George Springer to a lucrative multi-year deal Tuesday.

Report: Braves join Realmuto sweepstakes
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