SportsReport: Braves, Harris discussing 8-year extension worth around $72M

Report: Braves, Harris discussing 8-year extension worth around $72M

The Atlanta Braves and rookie outfielder Michael Harris II are discussing an eight-year contract extension, sources told Robert Murray of FanSided.

The deal is expected to be worth around $72 million if completed, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network.

Harris entered Tuesday’s action slashing .292/.330/.508 with 12 homers, 39 RBIs, and 13 stolen bases over 70 games for the Braves this season. The 21-year-old’s production has him positioned as one of the favorites to win NL Rookie of the Year.

The defending World Series champion Braves have locked up several key pieces throughout the years:

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