Go to end of page
Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.
looks like a combination of a flyer and a salary dump
so why not deal those guys when they get expensive and can bring back interesting pieces in return?
What happens to Brian Roberts?
The Orioles also pick up a player to be named later or future considerations
I wouldn't be surprised if Beane wants to try converting Johnson into a starter a la Derek Lowe, but $10M is a lot to pay for an experiment (or a good but not great closer).
He's traded/signed closers before--Koch, Foulke, Rhodes and Dotel. Mixed results on that lot. Arthur Rhodes remains my least favorite Oakland Athletic of all time.
The opposite: Choice and Bostick for Gentry and Lindblom. Not sure why the A's need Lindblom.
Isn't that a lot to give up for a guy who looks like a 4thOF/platoon partner for Reddick?
The A's "standard" OF, Cespedes / Crisp / Reddick, might be the best in the majors... when healthy.
rthur Rhodes remains my least favorite Oakland Athletic of all time.
You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.
Login to Join (1 members)
Page rendered in 2.3189 seconds, 74 querie(s) executed