Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Excerpt: "Tiger Trouble"

"There are trade options. The Tigers can't get Nick Franklin without ripping a hole open at the MLB level; they don't have the prospects and the Mariners want to add a major-league player, anyway. They could conceivably -- this is Dombrowski -- work out a three-way deal, but again, the Tigers don't have much they can spare in the majors or at all in the minors. A run at Didi Gregorius should be less expensive, but the Diamondbacks are also trying to win this year. I remain a fan of Ruben Tejada, and I wonder if you couldn't get him from the Mets for a song right now. If signing Drew is too daunting, that's a phone call worth making."