ATLANTA (AP) - Tom Glavine says he still believes he can be an effective major league pitcher despite the Atlanta Braves' contention that his rehab was a failure.
Glavine said Friday that "a couple" teams have expressed interest in him as a pitcher and others have called about consulting or other jobs. He wouldn't name the teams but said "it's going to take a lot to convince him to pitch for another team."
Glavine, speaking in depth for the first time since he was released by the Braves on Wednesday, said he was incredulous when told by general manager Frank Wren, "You're not good enough to get guys out."
The 43-year-old Glavine said he was ready for the majors after throwing six scoreless innings in a rehab start for Class-A Rome on Tuesday night.
Copyright 2009 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.