Re: Braves Acquire Adam LaRoche
Originally Posted by Big Klu
You are closer to the situation, since it is your club that is involved. But I heard that Boston's motivation for the trade is that they think that Kotchman can acclimate himself to a bench role better than LaRoche could, while Atlanta's motivation was that LaRoche can provide more power at the 1B position than Kotchman. Any accuracy to that?
That's what they said. Victor Martinez is going to get just about all the playing time they originally saw going to LaRoche, and then some.
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