Pitcher Kevin Millwood was traded by the Atlanta Braves to the Philadelphia Phillies for catcher Johnny Estrada on Dec. 20, 2002. (Getty Images)

17 years ago this month, Atlanta engaged in an all-time salary dump

The phrase “salary dump” is certainly nothing new to Atlanta Braves fans of recent vintage.

The Braves engaged in a number of payroll-shedding trades during the 2014-17 rebuild, getting rid of such players as Jason Heyward, Justin Upton, B.J. Upton, Chris Johnson and...

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