Troy Glaus Signing: Atlanta Braves Get the Right-Handed Bat They Need

Posted: 23rd December 2009 by Adam Bernacchio in MLB
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The Atlanta Braves needed a right-handed power bat and a first baseman. In one signing today, they accomplished both. According to FOXSports.comÆs Ken Rosenthal, the Braves have signed Troy Glaus to a one-year contract. Terms of this deal have not been disclosed yet, but it seems to be a very incentive-laden deal. I really like this move by the Braves. I had Glaus as my second best low-risk, high-reward hitter of the offseason. Here is what I wrote about Glaus in my free agent primer: "Glaus is relatively young at 33 and just two years ago hit 27 home runs and had an .856 OPS. Can he play third at this point in his career? Probably not. "But he can probably play first or DH and still be a power threat at a very low cost.ö Glaus will play first for the Braves and be the right-handed powe ...

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