Glaesmann agreed to a minor league contract with the Cubs, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports. After considering retirement in 2014, Glaesmann has since changed his mind and is continuing to work his way through the minor league ranks. He split time between Double-A and Triple-A over the past two seasons, slashing .281/.317/.510 in 506 at-bats during his time at Triple-A. He is primarily an organizational depth piece for Chicago.
Diamondbacks outfielder Todd Glaesmann has decided to retire rather than take part in spring training, Baseball America reports. Traded to Arizona this offseason as part of the deal that sent Heath Bell to Tampa Bay, Glaesmann spent 2013 with Double-A Montgomery, where he hit .240/.289/.378 with 11 home runs, 54 RBI and six stolen bases in 487 at-bats.
The Diamondbacks acquired outfielder Todd Glaesmann from the Rays to complete the Heath Bell trade. Glaesmann .240/.289/.378 with 11 home runs with 54 RBI in Double-A last season.