Braves sign Mitch Atkins
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/3/2013) The Atlanta Braves signed independent-league pitcher Mitch Atkins Monday and assigned him to Double-A Mississipi, the Atlanta Journal-Constution reports.
Atkins was 3-2 with a 3.98 ERA, 1.28 WHIP and 39 strikeouts in 43 innings over seven starts with Somerset this season. He last pitched in the majors with the Orioles in 2011.