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The Braves appear to have their sights set on two Cooperstown-bound players -- Ken Griffey and Tom Glavine -- in hopes of filling their final two holes.
Griffey is also being pursued by the team of his greatest glory, the Seattle Mariners. However, Atlanta could be an attractive destination for Griffey, who is long believed to have a desire to play there. Atlanta is a short plane ride from Griffey's residence in Orlando, and the Braves train right in Orlando.
Atlanta is believed to have around $7 million to fill its two holes, one in the outfield and one on the pitching staff. The Braves have been negotiating with their longtime star Glavine for at least a week after reportedly making an initial offer of around $1 million.
The Braves' potential interest was first mentioned by Tom Verducci on the MLB Network and written by Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com. Braves people have since confirmed their interest in Griffey.
Garret Anderson, who has also drawn interest from Seattle, could be another option for Atlanta should it fail to land Griffey, who provides more cachet if somewhat lesser 2008 numbers. Griffey was hampered by a left knee injury for most of last year.