Braves Interested In Leskanic

Several print publications have reported that reliever <B>Curtis Leskanic</B> is leaning towards signing with either the Atlanta Braves or Florida Marlins. Leskanic, 36, was released by Kansas City earlier this week.

Leskanic, whom the Royals acquired last season from the Milwaukee Brewers, had beeen contacted by nine teams following his release from KC. It was believed that he was considering signing with the Braves or Marlins - teams close to his hometown of Orlando, FL.

Leskanic struggled for the Royals this season posting a 8.04 in 15.2 innings of work. However, prior to his release he had pitched 9 scoreless innings.

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