5 free agent signings that put the Atlanta Braves back in the World Series

The Atlanta Braves have a myriad of moves that need to be made this offseason to truly believe they can get past the Philadelphia Phillies
Championship Series - Philadelphia Phillies v Arizona Diamondbacks - Game Six
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3. Jason Heyward

Bring back Jorge Soler as a starter and lean into the nostalgia a bit bringing back another fan favorite. Jason Heyward clearly struggled after leaving the Braves, never finding a way to be close to the same player he was in Atlanta. Bringing him back at this stage of his career isn't about finding that player again but about giving him a chance to play a supporting role for a World Series contender.

Heyward would be a great backup for Soler and give Atlanta a solid left-handed pinch hit option. Heyward isn't an elite hitter but he is every bit as dangerous as the options Atlanta was often starting or had on their bench much of the season.

Bringing back Heyward isn't a move that must be made there are a myriad of backup options on the market. However, it is the best story and would be a fun fit for both sides as Heyward's career comes to a close. Perhaps the outfielder never lived up to expectations but his career was impressive nonetheless and giving him a chance to come full circle and play a role for this version of Atlanta Braves baseball feels right.