3 Atlanta Braves the team must consider extending this offseason

The Atlanta Braves have done a great job locking up their core but three players remain as possible

Division Series - Philadelphia Phillies v Atlanta Braves - Game Two
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Overall, the Atlanta Braves front office has done an incredible job of locking up their young talent on team team-friendly deal. The majority of the Braves core is locked into the next five seasons. This keeps Atlanta's World Series window open even as veterans like Marcell Ozuna, Charlie Morton, and Eddie Rosario leave.

Atlanta has built and extended a core that will work around a myriad of veteran options Atlanta can go out and add each offseason. The team's core aside from the obvious MVP should be considered (Ozzie Albies, Spencer Strider, Austin Riley, Sean Murphy, Matt Olson, Michael Harris, and Max Fried) with the bullpen pieces, backup roles, and rotation obviously being adjusted each offseason.

This is a group that is going to have Atlanta in the postseason hunt for much of the next decade and makes the painful rebuilding seasons well worth it. Despite the postseason frustration, this fanbase has as many reasons to be excited as anyone moving into the 2024 season.

While much of Atlanta's core has been locked up there are three key free agents the team needs to look at extending this offseason, starting with the obvious player Atlanta cannot afford to lose next year.