Braves acquire Duda from Royals

By Sports Desk August 29, 2018

The Atlanta Braves are not done adding to their lineup as they acquired first baseman Lucas Duda and cash from the Kansas City Royals for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Both teams have confirmed the deal. 

Duda is batting .242 with 13 home runs and 48 RBIs this season. He is a free agent at the end of the year after signing a one-year deal for $3.5million with Kansas City this offseason.

Atlanta have a 4.5-game lead in the National League East with a 74-57 record. The Royals have the second-worst record in baseball and are last in the American League Central at 42-91.

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