posted on Jul, 27 2004 @ 05:53 PM
Angels unwilling to mortgage future for Johnson, Benson
Los Angeles Times
The Times' Mike DiGiovanna reports that Angels owner Arte Moreno suggested yesterday that he is unwilling to deal for Randy Johnson or Kris Benson if
it means "mortgaging (the team's) minor league organization".
Benson could land in Minnesota
The Sun-Times' Toni Ginnetti reports that the Twins may be close to completing a trade for Pirates starter Kris Benson.
Will Mets buy or sell?
The Record's Bob Klapisch reports that the Mets could be buyers or sellers at the deadline. Although the Mets are interested in Victor Zambrano and
Kris Benson, there is also a chance that they could trade Al Leiter to the Yankees and Tom Glavine to the Red Sox
Marlins could trade Pavano, Penny, Benitez
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
Sun-Sentinel columnist Mike Berardino writes that the Marlins could ship Carl Pavano to the Twins, Brad Penny to the Yankees or Armando Benitez to the
Hunter becomes the hunted
Twins center fielder Torii Hunter stood in the on-deck circle before a ninth-inning at-bat and expected to get an earful from White Sox fans. What he
got was a shock... According to Hunter, a fan leaned over the railing a few feet from the too-close-for-comfort on-deck mat and issued a death
Padres mull what to give for Finley
San Diego Union-Tribune
San Diego might be Finley's first choice, but it is Arizona's last in terms of where to ship him. History tells us the Padres have made a major league
trade with everyone in the division except the Diamondbacks, and Arizona doesn't appear intent on making this a comfortable transition for its rival.
And why should it?
Mets could swap Kazmir for Zambrano
Victor Zambrano is attracting strong interest from the Mets, who are seriously considering dealing Scott Kazmir to get the Devil Rays pitcher.
Astros should stay the course with Kent
Question: If Jeff Kent won't agree to a trade, should the Astros simply cut him and bring up Chris Burke? It wouldn't cost them much more than they
were going to spend anyway.
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