Casey Close Denies He Withheld Braves’ Offer From Freddie Freeman

The agent advised SI that there is no truth to the record tweeted

via Doug Gottlieb and that he is considering legal action.

Agent Casey Close strongly denied a tweet from Fox Sports radio host Doug

Gottlieb that he withheld from Freddie Freeman the Braves’ very last agreement

provide and said he is considering felony motion over the record.

provide and said he is considering felony motion over the record.

“There is not any truth whatsoever to what Doug Gottlieb recklessly tweeted,

and I might testify to that beneath oath. We are presently evaluating all felony options on this depend.”

In a tweet Wednesday, Gottlieb stated Close “never told Freddie Freeman

approximately the Braves [sic] final offer, that is why Freeman fired him.

 He found out in Atlanta this weekend. It isn’t that rare to have show up in MLB,

 but it took place – Close knew Freddie might have taken the ATL deal.”

The Braves supplied Freeman $one hundred forty million over six years in March.

 When talks stalemated, Atlanta pivoted to trade for A’s first baseman Matt Olson,

who they quickly signed to an 8-yr, $168 million extension.