Charlie Leibrandt, granted new-look free agency Dec. 7 as part of the collusion settlement, agreed to a three-year, $8 million contract with the Atlanta Braves.
The team has an option for 1994 that would make the deal worth $10 million. Leibrandt can make up to $350,000 more each year in performance bonuses. Leibrandt, a 34-year-old left-hander who made $1 million last season, was 9-11 for Atlanta in 1990 with a 3.16 ERA.Also, knuckleballer Charlie Hough and the Chicago White Sox agreed on a one-year contract worth $900,000. The 42-year-old has a 186-169 record and 3.63 ERA in 18 seasons. He was 12-12 with a 4.07 ERA in 1990 for Texas Rangers.
Don Slaught agreed to a three-year deal with Pittsburgh for $3 million. The right-handed catcher hit .300 in 230 at bats with four homers and 29 RBIs.