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2009 ATLANTA BRAVES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Atlanta,GA
Team Record:  86-76   .531
Result:   3rd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Bobby Cox
General Manager:   Frank Wren
Stadium:  Turner Field
Attendance:  2,373,631
Payroll:  $96,726,166
Playoffs:  -

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Chipper Jones (37)
Youngest Player:  Jordan Schafer (22)
Longest Tenure:  Chipper Jones (16)
Top Hitter:  Chipper Jones (28)
Top Pitcher:  Javier Vazquez (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Mike Minor (#7)

Roster Continuity:  69.64%
Top Prospect:   Tommy Hanson
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Philadelphia9369.574--
Florida8775.5376.0
Atlanta8676.5317.0
NY Mets7092.43223.0
Washington59103.36434.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Manny AcostaAtlanta Braves200920091$ 412,500 
Garret AndersonAtlanta Braves200920091$ 2,500,000 Angels declined his $15m option for 2009
Jairo AsencioAtlanta Braves200920091$ 400,000 
Jeff BennettNew York Mets200920091$ 437,500 
Gregor BlancoAtlanta Braves200920091$ 415,000 
Blaine BoyerAtlanta Braves200920091$ 432,500 
Jorge CampilloAtlanta Braves200920091$ 420,000 
Barbaro CanizaresAtlanta Braves200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchsed from minors
Buddy CarlyleAtlanta Braves200920091$ 425,000 
Ryan ChurchNew York Mets200920091$ 2,800,000 Avoided arbitration
Brooks ConradAtlanta Braves200920091$ 400,000 Minor League Contract
Matt DiazAtlanta Braves200920091$ 1,237,500 Avoided arbitration
Yunel EscobarAtlanta Braves200920091$ 425,000 
Jeff FrancoeurAtlanta Braves200920091$ 3,375,000 Avoided arbitration
Mike GonzalezAtlanta Braves200920091$ 3,450,000 Avoided arbitration
Tommy HansonAtlanta Braves200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Diory HernandezAtlanta Braves200920091$ 400,000 
Tim HudsonAtlanta Braves200620094$ 47,000,000$ 11.75m$10m signing bonus. Club option for 2010
Omar InfanteAtlanta Braves200920102$ 4,325,000$ 2.16mClub option for 2011
Kelly JohnsonAtlanta Braves200920091$ 2,825,000 Avoided arbitration
Brandon JonesAtlanta Braves200920091$ 400,000 
Chipper JonesAtlanta Braves200920091$ 11,000,000 Option vested
Jair JurrjensAtlanta Braves200920091$ 450,000 
Kenshin KawakamiAtlanta Braves200920113$ 23,000,000$ 7.67m$2m signing bonus
Casey KotchmanAtlanta Braves200920091$ 2,850,000 Avoided arbitration
Adam LaRochePittsburgh Pirates200920091$ 7,050,000 Avoided arbitration
Adam LaRochePittsburgh Pirates200920091$ 7,050,000 
Boone LoganAtlanta Braves200920091$ 427,500 
Derek LoweAtlanta Braves200920124$ 60,000,000$ 15.00m
Brian McCannAtlanta Braves200720126$ 26,799,999$ 4.47mClub option for 2013
Nate McLouthPittsburgh Pirates200920113$ 15,750,000$ 5.25mClub option for 2012
Kris MedlenAtlanta Braves200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Peter MoylanAtlanta Braves200920091$ 410,000 
Greg NortonAtlanta Braves200920091$ 800,000 
Eric O'FlahertyAtlanta Braves200920091$ 400,000 
James ParrAtlanta Braves200920091$ 400,000 
Martin PradoAtlanta Braves200920091$ 415,000 
Jo-Jo ReyesAtlanta Braves200920091$ 410,000 
David RossAtlanta Braves200920102$ 3,000,000$ 1.50m
Clint SammonsAtlanta Braves200920091$ 400,000 
Jordan SchaferAtlanta Braves200920091$ 400,000 
Rafael SorianoAtlanta Braves200820092$ 9,000,000$ 4.50mAvoided arbitration
Javier VazquezChicago White Sox200820103$ 34,500,000$ 11.50m



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