Friday, July 31, 2009

But what about the one guy who was supposed to get traded?

The White Sox get Jake Peavy, who just a couple months earlier - before his body was falling apart - rejected a trade to those same Pale Hose because he really wanted to play for Cubs.

The Reds, apparently under delusions that they are one player away from contention, deal for Scott Rolen.

The Yankees think Jerry Hairston Jr. is the missing piece of the championship puzzle.

The Mariners, trying hard to break up a decent team, unload Jarrod Washburn.

The Indians and Pirates dump pretty much everybody who makes more than the average stockboy.

Fun, fun, fun. But here's my absolute favorite part of all the trading-deadline wheeling, dealing, intrigue and speculation:

About 200 players change teams (or so it seems) and the one guy who stays put is ...

Roy Freakin' Halladay!

1 comment:

  1. tmad here. Last year, it was Ken Griffey, Jr. This year Bartolo Colon, Freddie Garcia, and now, a disabled Jake Peavy. Looks to me like Kenny Williams is the originator of the "Cash For Clunkers" program.