Braves general manager Frank Wren said that declining Reed Johnson's contract option doesn't preclude the possibility of the veteran outfielder's return.
Braves declined OF Reed Johnson's $1.6 million option for the 2014 season.
David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Braves are expected to pick up Reed Johnson's $1.6 million option for 2014.
Reed Johnson will appeal his one-game suspension.
MLB has suspended Reed Johnson and fined him an undisclosed amount for his involvement in Wednesday's benches-clearing incident with the Brewers on Wednesday.
Braves activated OF Reed Johnson from the 15-day disabled list.
Reed Johnson (Achilles) hopes to return later this month, but he realizes time is running out on his chance to participate in the playoffs.
Reed Johnson (Achilles) is still not feeling strong enough to attempt to sprint.
Reed Johnson is still having issues running due to his left Achilles injury.
Reed Johnson (Achilles) has yet to be cleared to resume running.
Reed Johnson (Achilles) has yet to be cleared to run.
The Braves don't yet have a timetable for Reed Johnson's (Achilles) return.
Braves placed OF Reed Johnson on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 29, with left Achilles tendinitis.
Reed Johnson (Achilles) is considered day-to-day.