10 former Braves still without a job heading toward spring training in 2024

Several Braves alumni are still looking for employment ahead of the 2024 season.
Sep 17, 2023; Miami, Florida, USA; Atlanta Braves outfielder Eddie Rosario (8) reacts to being hit
Sep 17, 2023; Miami, Florida, USA; Atlanta Braves outfielder Eddie Rosario (8) reacts to being hit / Rich Storry-USA TODAY Sports
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Julio Teheran

Due to the fact that his last few years in Atlanta saw him have to get kinda lucky to not get teed off on, Braves fans forget just how good Julio Teheran was with the Braves. He was the staff ace during the Braves' rebuild and made a pair of All-Star teams along the way. Julio has struggled to hang around the big leagues in recent years as he has bounced around the league, but he put together a nice little bounce back season with the Brewers in 2023. At 32 years old with a lot of miles on that arm of his, he is still looking for a team to take a chance on him at least one more time for next season.

Collin McHugh

While his 2023 season was brutal due to a big drop off in performance and injuries, Collin McHugh proved to be a really savvy pickup for the Braves when they signed him before the 2022 season. He was a super reliable part of the Braves' relief corps for that 2022 season with a 2.60 ERA and often gave the Braves multiple innings to preserve the rest of the bullpen when it was needed. That said, last season was rough and he is going to have to prove that he is healthy and still has something left in the tank to get an opportunity this coming season after the Braves declined McHugh's $6 million option.

Lucas Luetge

Lucas Luetge's tenure with the Braves was not great. He was hurt for a big chunk of the 2023 season and when he did play, he got torched with a 7.24 ERA in just 12 appearances. What IS notable about him, though, is what the Braves gave up to get him. The Braves traded both Caleb Durbin and Indigo Diaz to the Yankees to acquire Luetge and while Diaz is a relief prospect that hasn't done much since, Durbin has gone on a rampage in the minor leagues with an .822 OPS last year while continuing to be basically impossible to strike out.