Page rendered in 0.2108 seconds
44 querie(s) executed
— A Timely Look at Transactions as They Happen
Tuesday, December 02, 2008
A’s - Signed Cameron, Bozied
Oakland A’s - Signed P Kevin Cameron and 1B Tagg Bozied to minor-league contracts.
These could possibly be more than minor-league filling moves, especially the former.
Cameron picked an excellent situation to be in. He’s a decent groundball pitcher (though not as groundbally as, say, Brandon Webb) and the A’s should have a good infield defense once again. Cameron sprained his UCL last season and never got a chance to get his job back. He’s still yet to give up a home run in the majors in 68 innings. I was actually quite surprised that he passed through waivers - there are dozens of players who are on 40-man rosters that aren’t anywhere near as useful as Cameron is. Good move here, though I expect the A’s won’t have a ton of leads to protect.
Bozied, on the other hand, didn’t exactly pick the best organization. While the A’s are more willing than most teams to give minor league veterans a chance, Jack Cust is a much better player who also plays Bozied best position (DH) and the team is apparently showing the player at Bozied’s third least-bad position (Daric Barton) a lot of leeway. Not a good park for a player whose value comes primarily from home runs.
You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.
2012 ZiPS Projections, Final Edition
(23 - 11:21am, May 31)
2012 ZiPS/RBI Baseball
(20 - 10:58am, May 03)
2012 ZiPS Projections Spreadsheets, v. 1
(62 - 4:38pm, Apr 10)
2012 ZiPS Projections - Oakland A's
(69 - 5:57am, Apr 10)
Last: Athletic Supporter is trying to remember your name
2012 ZiPS Projections - Kansas City Royals
(31 - 1:51pm, Mar 23)
Pirates - Acquire Burnett
(10 - 11:09pm, Feb 20)
Last: You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR)
2012 ZiPS Projections - Pittsburgh Pirates
(41 - 10:02am, Feb 20)
Last: Dangerous Dean
2012 ZiPS Projections - Minnesota Twins
(31 - 8:53pm, Feb 17)
Last: A Random 8-Year-Old Eskimo
2012 ZiPS Projections - Boston Red Sox
(46 - 4:41pm, Feb 17)
Last: Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site
2012 ZiPS Projections - San Diego Padres
(29 - 2:33pm, Feb 17)
Last: Dan Szymborski
2012 ZiPS Projections - Arizona Diamondbacks
(31 - 2:03am, Feb 14)
Last: Dan Szymborski
2012 ZiPS Projections - Texas Rangers
(21 - 12:43pm, Feb 10)
2012 ZiPS Projections - Miami Marlins
(31 - 8:16pm, Feb 07)
Last: Misirlou is too lofty, and grabs up all the light
2012 ZiPS Projections - Cleveland Indians
(19 - 10:18pm, Feb 02)
2012 ZiPS Projections - Atlanta Braves
(28 - 6:25pm, Jan 31)
Last: Spahn Insane says "Chinga tu pelo."