More Moves for Mid-week
Javier Vazquez traded to the World Champion White Sox, with the Diamondbacks receiving Orlando Hernandez, reliever Luis Vizcaino, and outfield prospect Chris Young. The Diamondbacks, it appears, will pick up some of Vazquez’s salary as well.
The Devil Rays won the rights to negotiate with reliever Shinji Mori. Dude was once a really good reliever over in NPB, but hasn’t been as effective lately.
In other hot Devil Ray news, the Marlins are asking after Joey Gathright, and are willing to give up LHP Scott Olsen. Mmm… prospects a-swappin’.
The PI’s got the skinny on Reed being highly-coveted by other teams in trade talks.
O’er at the Times, Finnigan’s flogging the Reed-for-Clement story as Boras links Clement to Millwood to Washburn to JEFF SHAW OMG!!
Also, confidential to CE in FL or TX: three million gay paleontologists.