BUCCOFAN wrote:This is insane, what is going on with MLB? we may all look back on the free agent class of 2007 as the ones that ruined the sport, if it isn't ruined already.
LA Angels, just paid $50 million for a 32-year old guy that has had one good year in 11 seasons, has been placed on waivers by other teams 3 times, is on his 7th team, has a career .263 BA, 78 career homers.
Teams He has played for, and been cut by.
I'm not sure he was ever with some of those teams...
June 3, 1993: Drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 13th round of the 1993 amateur draft. Player signed May 25, 1994.
March 23, 2000: Traded by the San Diego Padres to the Chicago Cubs for Rodney Myers.
August 10, 2001: Selected off waivers by the Pittsburgh Pirates from the Chicago Cubs.
December 28, 2001: Purchased by the New York Mets from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
April 3, 2002: Traded by the New York Mets to the Baltimore Orioles for John Bale.
May 23, 2003: Selected off waivers by the San Diego Padres from the Baltimore Orioles.
November 24, 2003: Selected off waivers by the Atlanta Braves from the San Diego Padres.
April 2, 2004: Released by the Atlanta Braves.
April 8, 2004: Signed as a Free Agent with the Texas Rangers.