The 1973 off season brought some significant changes.
October 27, 1972: Rico Carty was traded by the Braves to the Texas Rangers for Jim Panther.
January 10, 1973: Brian Asselstine was drafted by the Braves in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 1973 Major League Baseball Draft (Secondary Phase).
January 21, 1973: Curt Blefary was signed as a free agent by the Braves.
February 28, 1973: Pat Jarvis was traded by the Braves to the Montreal Expos for Carl Morton.
March 26, 1973: Denny McLain was released by the Braves.