Braves Acquire Nate McLouth From Pirates

Nate McLouth has been traded to the Atlanta Braves. writes,

The Braves have acquired All-Star outfielder Nate McLouth from the Pirates in exchange for three highly-regarded Minor League prospects.

A Major League source had confirmed that the Pirates will send McLouth to the Braves in exchange for left-handed pitcher Jeff Locke, outfielder Gorkys Hernandez and right-handed pitcher Charlie Morton.

McLouth, who is hitting .256 with nine homers and a .470 slugging percentage this year, will likely serve as the Braves every day center fielder. The 26-year-old outfielder hit .276 with 26 homers and 94 RBIs last year.

Wow… That’s a heck of a good deal for the Braves.

Earlier today, the Braves cut Tom Glavine. Making room for pitching phemom Tommy Hanson?.

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