Report: Braves sign Troy Glaus to play first base

The Braves winter shopping appears to be complete, as the team has reached agreement on a one-year deal with free agent Troy Glaus to play first base, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.

Terms of the contract were not disclosed and the deal is pending a physical. Glaus, 33, missed all but 14 games in 2009 with the St. Louis Cardinals due to lingering effects from shoulder surgery.

Before that, Glaus was one of the game's most reliable right-handed power bats, averaging 35 homers and 101 RBI over his 12-year career that started with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He was a key member of the 2002 Angels team that won the World Series, winning MVP honors in the Fall Classic. He's a career. 338 hitter in postseason play, with nine homers.

The four-time All-Star will be manning a new position with the Braves. He's played only six previous games at first base.

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