Tag:Ben Blumenthal
Posted on: December 30, 2008 4:18 pm
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Minor league transactions

Nick Chigges was released. Edgar Soto, CJ Henry, Eric Milton, and Josh Kreuzer were all resigned. OF Matt Carson signed a contract with the A's. I expect him to make an appearance next year.

Although I do like Chris Kunda, Steven White, Ryan Wilkes, Bernie Castro, and Cody Ehlers, I think they have 0 chance of being resigned by the yanks. I think they can find jobs elsewhere. Ehlers and White were once great prospects. The White Sox have fixed a couple of those. Bernie Castro should find a job as a utility man or starting AAA 2B.  Ryan Wilkes is interesting. He barely played all year after being placed on the restricted list. Nutt is in a similar yet better situation. Wilkes could find a job somewhere else. Don't know if he will for sure.

The following players must be cut or traded soon: Dan Giese, Garrett Patterson, Nick Montgomery, Brett Smith, Paul Patterson, Kelvin Perez, Grant Duff, Angel ReyesDavid Williams, Kei IgawaEric WordekemperDamon Sublett, Alfredo AcevesEdwar Gonzalez, Josh Kreuzer, Eladio Rodriguez, Jose Gil, Tim Battle, Eduardo Nunez, Ben Blumenthal, James Cooper, Kevin Smith, Walter Ibarra,  Wilkins Arias, Steve Strausbaugh, Chris Malec, Joseph Muich, Kelvin Castro, Israel Batista,  Noel Castillo, Neall French, Adam Olbrychowski, Dan Cox, Eric Milton, Nick Asselin, and Jason Brown. Most of this list should be traded over cut. The players bolded have some sot of trade value. Igawa would be something weird with a lot of cash. Unbolded players would probably be for around 50-60k in a trade. That would be good enough.

 
 
 
 
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