Edmondson Opts For Free Agency
Right-handed reliever Brian Edmondson has elected to exercise his right of free agency. Edmondson, 27, was reinstated from the 60-day disabled list and outrighted to AAA Calgary on October 5. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a torn labrum in his right shoulder on April 2 and underwent successful reconstructive surgery to repair the shoulder on April 5. He was transferred to the 60-day disabled list on May 12. In two Major League seasons with Atlanta and Florida, Edmondson is 9-12 with a 4.98 ERA in 121 games. He went 5-8 with a 5.84 ERA with Florida in 1999.