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by converge241 » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:38 am
The Cardinals are close to acquiring Matt Holliday from the Cardinals for Brett Wallace and two other players, according to ESPN.com's Tim Kurkjian.
by converge241 » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:40 am
Outfielder Shane Peterson and righty Clayton Mortensen are also headed to Oakland if the deal goes through.It's unclear who would pay Holliday the remaining $6MM on his contract should the teams complete a trade.
by drunkmonkey » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:41 am
by Fade2White12 » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:44 am
by converge241 » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:46 am
by AussieDodger » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:53 am
by drunkmonkey » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:54 am
by AussieDodger » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:56 am
drunkmonkey wrote:From what I've heard, Wallace is not a good defensive player. Better suited for 1B/DH, which is why the Cards are more willing to trade him.
by clevername » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:58 am
by AussieDodger » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:59 am
clevername wrote:Wallace will end up at 1st/DH. The Cards need a 3b, too, and would be more reluctant to give him up if they really felt he'd stick at 3rd.Mortensen is the wild card but many feel he'll end up a 5th starter/bull pen guy. Not a huge deal there in my eyes.
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