Braves Give Troy Glaus One-Year Deal to Play First Base

Posted: 23rd December 2009 by Daria Del Colliano in MLB
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The Atlanta Braves believe they have found their right-handed power hitting first baseman. The Braves and free agent Troy Glaus reportedly have agreed to terms on an incentive laden, one-year deal. The contract is believed to be worth a base salary of two million dollars included with incentive clauses based on the number of games Glaus plays. Glaus, 33, spent most of the 2009 season recovering from shoulder surgery and missed all but 14 games with the St. Louis Cardinals last year. The four-time former All-Star underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right (throwing) shoulder in January of 2009 but suffered setbacks in his recovery with the Cardinals and didnÆt return to the club until September. In an effort to show teams he is now healthy, Glaus underwent a physical in early December an ...

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