i was hoping no one would post that since it kind of depresses me. the cards are acting really cheap lately. i hope its because they plan to spend some money on an impact player. walt is talking like miles and bigbie have legitimate shots of being regulars
. bigbie could be a decent reserve. i'd pay miles to play elsewhere. how is he an upgrade over luna anyway? supposing king really did burn bridges and buy his ticket out of town, i figured given the stupid market for relievers we could have gotten someone back with a little more promise than bigbie and miles.
i hope grudz does well elsewhere. i would have liked him back for one more year anyway.
an interesting thought is that it seems the market is going a little crazy with trades and such early in the offseason. teams are looking to fill holes early. there could be some real free agent bargains, good non-tenders, and decent trade opportunities late in the offseason.
overall though, i have to give this part of the offseason plan a