Cox retired from the Braves in 2010 after more than three decades with the franchise. In 2011, Cox signed a five-year consulting agreement. The new deal runs through the 2017 season, which will be the club’s first at SunTrust Park.
Cox will continue to advise and consult in all areas of baseball operations, including the major league club, spring training, minor league operations and scouting. In addition, Cox will continue to work club president John Schuerholz.