Braves, NL East vet Roark have deal (source)

May 10th, 2021

The Braves have agreed to a Minor League deal with veteran right-hander , a source told's Mark Feinsand on Monday. The team has not confirmed the deal.

Roark had a 6.43 ERA in three games (one start) for the Blue Jays this season before he was released on May 3. The 34-year-old was on the second year of a two-year, $24 million deal he signed with Toronto before the 2020 season.

Roark had a 6.80 ERA in 11 starts for the Blue Jays last season, giving him a 6.75 overall mark in 14 games with Toronto. He had 46 strikeouts in 54 2/3 innings across parts of two seasons.

He has plenty of familiarity with the National League East, having spent the first six years of his big league career with the Nationals from 2013-18.