3 Reasons why the Dodgers breaking the bank does not matter to the Braves

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed both free agents Shohei Ohtani and Yoshinobu Yamamoto to deals that adds up to over $1 billion dollars. People are expecting the Atlanta Braves to make counter moves. Here is why the Braves will not let others dictate their plans.

Atlanta Braves v Los Angeles Dodgers
Atlanta Braves v Los Angeles Dodgers / Harry How/GettyImages
facebooktwitterreddit
Prev
1 of 4
Next

The Los Angeles Dodgers have now jumped over the Atlanta Braves as the favorites to win the 2024 World Series after signing Yoshinobu Yamamoto to a 12 year/ $325 million dollar deal. This contract was possible thanks to superstar Shohei Ohtani defferring the majority of his historic $700 million agreement.

If you think spending $1 billion on two players is outrageous, let us also remind you that the Dodgers traded for and extended all-star pitcher Tyler Glasnow to a 5 year/$136 million deal.

The Braves and Dodgers have been viewed as rivals for a few seasons now as a result of their consistent postseason matchups. Naturally, Braves fans are seeing a rival load up for the 2024 season and are demanding Alex Anthopoulos throw a counter punch. Here is why these moves actually don't effect the Braves and why no more moves are neccessary.