Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports that the Braves are expected to announce a contract extension with Craig Kimbrel soon.
Craig Kimbrel will go to an arbitration hearing with the Braves on February 15.
Craig Kimbrel requested $9 million and was offered $6.55 million from the Braves when arbitration figures were exchanged on Friday.
Craig Kimbrel won the National League's Delivery Man of the Year award.
Craig Kimbrel was successfully called upon to get four outs in Game 2 of the NLDS on Friday, preserving a one-run advantage and allowing the Braves to even up the series at 1-1.
Craig Kimbrel notched his 50th save of the season on Friday, retiring all three hitters he faced to preserve a one-run advantage against the Phillies.
Craig Kimbrel took his fourth blown save and third loss after giving up three runs -- two earned -- in the ninth Tuesday against the Nationals.
Craig Kimbrel pitched a scoreless ninth inning, striking out two, to earn his 46th save as the Braves beat the Marlins 4-3 on Tuesday.
Craig Kimbrel pitched a scoreless 10th for his 40th save Wednesday against the Mets.
Craig Kimbrel struck out three, allowing one hit, over a scoreless ninth inning Sunday against the Nationals to earn his 39th save of the year.
Craig Kimbrel earned his 36th save by tossing a scoreless inning in Wednesday night's win over the Nationals.
Craig Kimbrel picked up his 34th save in Sunday night's win over the Phillies.
Craig Kimbrel collected his 33rd save of the season Saturday in the Braves' 5-4 defeat of the Phillies.
Craig Kimbrel picked up his 31st save in Sunday's night win over the Cardinals.