Floyd Heading to Braves 12/16/13
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have reached an agreement to sign free-agent right-handed pitcher Gavin Floyd to a one-year deal. The addition of Floyd gives the Braves a veteran starter to replace Tim Hudson, who signed with the Giants. The 30-year-old Floyd is recovering from elbow ligament-replacement surgery. His ongoing recovery could threaten his status for the start of the season.