First baseman Adrian Gonzalez was released by the Atlanta Braves, who acquired him Saturday in a five-player trade with the Dodgers.
Gonzalez, 35, waived his no-trade clause with the understanding that he would be cut loose by the Braves and become a free agent.
The five-time All-Star was limited to 71 games with the Dodgers last season because of back problems. He batted .242.
Gonzalez has a .288 batting average, 311 home runs and 1,176 runs batted in during a 14-year career that includes stints with the Texas Rangers, San Diego Padres and Boston Red Sox.
Moreland staying in Boston
First baseman Mitch Moreland is remaining with the Red...