December 11, 2003 12:00 am
Following up on yesterday's article, here is the definitive list of every transaction made at last weekend's Mock Winter Meetings in Chicago. The list of moves includes a blockbuster trade for Mark Teixeira, cheap contracts for Trot Nixon and Juan Gonzalez, and a surprise new home for Vladimir Guerrero.
Casey Blake isn't quite as good as the Indian front office thinks he is; Paul Lo Duca has hit the wall; and the Mariners and the A's share similar schedules down the stretch. All this and much more news from Cleveland, Los Angeles, and Seattle in your Friday edition of Prospectus Triple Play.
AVG OBP SLG
Pre All-Star .221 .289 .423
Post All-Star .292 .364 .521
Unfortunately for the Indians, Milton Bradley's out until at least mid-September with a nasty back bruise. There may be some sort of Ohio statute that prohibits the Indians from fielding a lineup with more than one hitter that actually worries opposing teams. If Hafner gets hurt just before Bradley gets back from the DL, it's probably a States' Rights conflict of some sort.
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April 9, 2003 12:00 am
The Snakes bury John Patterson, the Red Sox sort through a batch of soft tossers, the Marlins vie for a 25-catcher roster, and the Devil Rays solve all their problems by grabbing Al Martin and Damion Easley.
February 13, 2001 12:00 am