Braves agree to $6 million, 4-year deal with Toscano
ATLANTA (AP) Cuban outfielder Dian Toscano and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a $6 million, four-year contract
The 25-year-old, a left-handed hitter, batted .356 during the 2012-13 season for Villa Clara in Cuba.
His deal, announced Wednesday, includes a $1.2 million signing bonus payable 72 hours after he reports to major league spring training and salaries of $800,000 this year, $1 million in 2016, $1.3 million in 2017 and $1.5 million in 2018.
Atlanta has a $1.7 million option for 2019 with a $200,000 buyout.
To make room for Toscano on the 40-man roster, outfielder Jose Constanza was designated for assignment.