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Trade deadline day [updated]

Jul 31, 2011, 2:30 PM EDT

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The Nationals got to celebrate after snapping a six-game losing streak.

July 31 has arrived, and it promises to be a furious countdown to the 4 p.m. trade deadline. Though the Nationals have already pulled off three trades this week — acquiring Jonny Gomes and dealing away Jason Marquis and Jerry Hairston — the big one could still come today.

It's no secret Mike Rizzo is desperately seeking a center fielder. And it's no secret Minnesota's Denard Span is at the top of his wish list. The only remaining question is whether Rizzo and Twins GM Bill Smith can agree upon the names it would require to get this done.

Smith, of course, wants Drew Storen. And probably more. Rizzo is reluctant to deal Storen, though willing if he feels like he's getting something significant in return. As best as I can tell right now, Span alone isn't enough to trade away the 23-year-old closer.

In the meantime, perhaps the Nationals' best fallback option in case they can't get Span is no longer available. The Astros traded Michael Bourn to the Braves this morning for four players: center fielder Jordan Schafer and minor-league pitchers Brett Oberholtzer, PaulRead more ยป

  1. BartCrashley - Jul 31, 2011 at 2:40 PM

    PLEASE, not Storen…..especially not for a 27 year old outfielder with concussion issues

  2. joemktg - Jul 31, 2011 at 2:45 PM

    Span's concussion looms large over this deal, and it's an inescapable factor. Without the concussion, a Nat's LT problem in the field and in the lineup is solved. But how do you factor the uncertainty of the concussion into the value of the deal?And not certain that ATL gave up a big haul: Schafer hitting is below average, and according to MLB Trade Rumors: "None of the three pitchers are top 50 prospects, but they did rank ninth, 26th, and 27th respectively for the Braves on Baseball America's preseason rankings, and the team has a highly-regarded farm system." It was a haul, but I think could've been met by the Nats. Good deal for ATL.

  3. DCGuy7 - Jul 31, 2011 at 2:56 PM

    i would have taken Bourn at a similar cost to our organization (similar players, ie Bernie plus minor league pitching) vs trading away Storen to get this done. we should be looking to trade where we have a surplus (ie, Desmond, Bernie, Livo) not where we'll create another gaping hole for ourselves (closer)

  4. Anonymous - Jul 31, 2011 at 2:57 PM

    Nobody the Astros received from the Braves for Bourn approaches the status and potential of Drew Storen… Schafer is kind of a failed CF prospect with minimal upside who is currently on the DL, pretty much a younger Roger Bernadina…The 2 starters were 7th and 8th round picks currently throwing in Double A with decent numbers, but have no where neard the upside of the studs that the Rockies got from the Indians for Ubaldo…And Abreue the reliever looks like a Henry Rodriguez type… but 2 years older and yet to crack the big leagues…I don't really see this as raising the bar for a potential Span trade… Ghost7

  5. Wally - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:02 PM

    Re : Rizzo's trades of Hairston and Marquis. Despite some unhappiness here, best I can tell, 'trade pundits' almost unanimously positive on the trades for us. Including the Marquis trade.Detwiler – I kind of forgot about him, but shouldn't he be the first guy jumping in to the rotation now? I wonder what it means that Davey is talking about Milone and Peacock, but not Ross.Joe – I agree. Seems like only time can definitively show that you are over a concussion, which is why I say it should wait until the offseason. But my guess is Rizzo isn't sure it will be there in the offseason, so feels pressure to take some risk now.Bourn v. Span – I don't think that you can underestimate the 3 more years of control for Span, and cheapness of his contract. Those are very valuable things in today's world, so the price will not be the same even if they were exactly the same player (and I think Span is better).

  6. Another_Sam - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:02 PM

    Rizzo has shown me that he's no better than anyone else at spotting sleepers in A and Double A or on big league pine. [Anyone familiar with the efficient markets hypothesis?] So I say give it a rest; let's go with these guys that we've come to recognize — recognize their strengths and weaknesses, that is. And hope the the much touted farmhands come around.

  7. Richard - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:03 PM

    Storen for Span wouldn't be a deadline issue, I don't think. Neither team is in the playoff hunt, realistically, so they could trade anytime …

  8. Exposremains - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:06 PM

    but not until winter because neither would clear waivers

  9. BinM - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:07 PM

    I know Span has gotten a lot of traction on numerous boards lately, but I personally hope Rizzo doesn't pull the trigger on this if Storen is a 'must-have' demand from MIN.

  10. Anonymous - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:07 PM

    Rizzo hopefully knows some of the lyrics to "The Gambler"He said, "Son, I've made my lifeOut of readin' people's facesKnowin' what the cards wereBy the way they held their eyesSo if you don't mind my sayin'I can see you're out of acesHe said, "If you're gonna play the game, boyYou gotta learn to play it rightYou've got to know when to hold 'emKnow when to fold 'emKnow when to walk awayKnow when to runYou never count your moneyWhen you're sittin' at the tableThere'll be time enough for countin'When the dealin's doneNow every gambler knows the secret to survivin'Is knowin' what to throw awayAnd knowin' what to keep'Cause every hand's a winnerAnd every hand's a loser

  11. Grandstander - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:10 PM

    Richard, I don't know about you, but I'm not exactly psyched to have Rick Ankiel as my everyday CF for the next 2 months.What I have read on the deal is that Storen for Span is locked in and the impasse is coming on the other players we need to throw in. Rizzo is probably balking at including Lombo.This is the same team that we traded 2 months of Matt Capps to for Wilson Ramos. They're asking for the moon right now and I just hope Rizzo doesn't make a desperation move.

  12. Steve M. - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:10 PM

    Richard said… Storen for Span wouldn't be a deadline issue, I don't think. Neither team is in the playoff hunt, realistically, so they could trade anytime … July 31, 2011 11:03 AM Certainly not the Nats. It seems more a reason to be a trader. Better to wait for the off-season after you see how the Draft signings go and how Free Agency goes.

  13. Anonymous - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:10 PM

    Twins are 6 games behind Detroit in the central… it would be difficult to leap frog 3 teams to get into the lead, but not impossible enough for their division rivals not to attempt to block any significant trades they might make…Ghost7

  14. Anonymous - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:11 PM

    This is not a negative post. Just realistic. What do you guys think of Espi? He is scaring me with his alarming rate of K's and low batting average throughout his Major League career so far. He's had 2 mini hot streaks last year at call up and middle of this year surrounded by miserable average and K's. Do you think he should cut down on that home run uppercut swing and sacrifice a little power for average?

  15. LoveDaNats - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:13 PM

    As much as it would be great to have Span, you'd be paying for his potential. No one knows how the concussion issues have affected him. In return, you'd be giving up a certainty. Drew Storen has already proven his worth as a closer.If the deal calls for more pieces on this end, it only makes the deal less attractive for the Nats. Run, Rizzo. Run from this deal.

  16. Steve M. - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:14 PM

    Playoff calibre teams have to show their players and fans that they are not sitting on their hands at the trade deadline. The Nats are not a playoff team right now.

  17. phil dunn - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:23 PM

    Regarding the Nats dearth of leadoff hitters, Lombardozzi has a career minor league BA of .300 and a career OBP of .371. Bring him up, put him at 2B and move Espinosa to SS. Use Desmond as trade bait if he has any value. Next years outfield could be Harper, Morse and Werth. Problem solved and we still have Clip and Storen.

  18. NatStat - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:29 PM

    If Span is at the top of Rizzo's list, he needs a new list!Again Rizzo's problem is that he fails to understand medical issues. Like LaRoche's shoulder and Marquis' arm, Rizzo probably thinks that aspirin 3X/day will make Span's concussion better!There's a reason why the 3 previous CFs were traded before Denard Span.

  19. Steve M. - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:30 PM

    Talking about Minor League studs that maybe are duds is Derek Norris. Every position player had hits in the AA game last night except for Norris who went 0-5. Bryce Harper went 2-4 in the game.Norris dropped his BA down to .208 and his OBP dropped to a crazy .366. You have to wonder about Derek's future. He is very patient at the plate but I hear he is too patient and looking past hittable balls. He hit .179 in June and other GMs aren't asking for him in trades any more. That concerns me.This is why trading Major League players for Minor Leaguers is such a gamble.

  20. Steve M. - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:39 PM

    phil dunn said… Regarding the Nats dearth of leadoff hitters, Lombardozzi has a career minor league BA of .300 and a career OBP of .371. Bring him up, put him at 2B and move Espinosa to SS. Use Desmond as trade bait if he has any value. Next years outfield could be Harper, Morse and Werth. Problem solved and we still have Clip and Storen. July 31, 2011 11:23 AM Phil, that may be the June 2012 outfield and that depends on a healthy LaRoche. I want to see if Rendon can be in that mix too.The Nats have plenty of options to go with unless Rizzo trades away those options.I don't like the idea of moving Espinosa to shortstop and I don't think Rizzo does either, just a feeling I have. I'm not sold on Desmond but the team has time with him unless they sign Jose Reyes as a Free Agent.

  21. Steve M. - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:42 PM

    The Houston Astros may lose 110 games this year. I think they are looking like Carlos Lee and a bunch of AA guys now.

  22. Anonymous - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:43 PM

    NatStat said… Again Rizzo's problem is that he fails to understand medical issues—–Absolutely. And that's just one of the ways that Rizzo can be incredibly short-sighted. Has he thought of who will be our closer for the rest of the season (and possibly beyond) if he gives up Storen?

  23. Mark'd - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:49 PM

    SteveM, the Orioles aren't far behind the Astros for the #1 pick next year although Hunter may help their starting rotation. The 0's gave up 12 in the 1st inning yesterday. I remember when the 0's started the season 5-0 and their fans were talking playoffs.

  24. Wally - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:54 PM

    Looks like Coffey is traded. Don't know who or where (Kilgore tweet)

  25. Steve M. - Jul 31, 2011 at 3:57 PM

    Yep, Todd Coffey is packing up.

  26. Steve M. - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:02 PM

    Wally, thanks for the source on that. Kilgore will get his hand slapped for just seeing that Coffey is packing his locker up.

  27. Wally - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:07 PM

    Steve M – is that how it works? Pretty interesting.Well, maybe not, tho. Severino up, Maya to Syracuse

  28. DCGuy7 - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:10 PM

    kilgore now says it was bad info – no coffey deal

  29. Wally - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:11 PM

    By the way, I wonder when we are going to see Wilkie? I know it is a 40 man thing, but it seems like he deserves a bullpen look-see sooner rather than later.Also, I am curious to people's view on Detwiler. I made a comment in another thread that may have been new posted, but shouldn't Ross be first into the revised rotation? Curious that Davey talks about Milone and Peacock, but not Ross as starter. Maybe Severino frees him up for that?

  30. Wally - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:13 PM

    One more btw: I find this tweet by Heyman hilarious.SI_JonHeyman :#yankees don't like wandy's contract, or necessarily his pitching. but they know they need to do something.

  31. Steve M. - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:14 PM

    Wally, they aren't supposed to disclose unofficial observations like that like they are TMZ.For all we know, Coffey is moving lockers or afraid of Werth's dog!

  32. Steve M. - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:16 PM

    Supposedly, Coffey is getting ready just in case. That's why you don't send that out.

  33. JaneB - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:20 PM

    It's late for the roster being posted. Getting nervous on my drive outside the radio/tv reach of Nats news. Having to check on FREQUENT news stops….errr… rest stops. Severino up? What happened to they want to see Milhone and Peacock sooner than later?

  34. Wally - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:23 PM

    Steve M – ah, makes sense.Well, looking forward to watching JZimm. Hopefully he turns it around today. Pretty sure he isn't going any where!

  35. Steve M. - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:25 PM

    Wally said… By the way, I wonder when we are going to see Wilkie? I know it is a 40 man thing, but it seems like he deserves a bullpen look-see sooner rather than later.Also, I am curious to people's view on Detwiler. I made a comment in another thread that may have been new posted, but shouldn't Ross be first into the revised rotation? Curious that Davey talks about Milone and Peacock, but not Ross as starter. Maybe Severino frees him up for that? July 31, 2011 12:11 PM I like your idea of Wilkie.Davey is a smart man. I know a lot of people think he isn't. You didn't see Coffey, HenRod and Burnett for a reason. It was a must win.Detwiler can be a very good reliever. You saw it last night ramping up to 95 to 96 MPH with movement. He was very good last night and his only blemish was when gave up a hit when the ump missed a 3rd strike call and then after that the batter got a hit.Davey needs 3 guys to depend upon in the bullpen. He has Det, Clip and Storen. Matteus has been ok.Coffey, HenRod, Burnett have been about as dependable as the departed Gaudin. I would place HenRod on the DL to bring up Wilie.

  36. JaneB - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:26 PM

    If someone gets traded in the middle of the game, do they finish? Or do they get snatched from the dugout or (please, no!) bull pen?

  37. Depot Master - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:28 PM

    This is rather exciting. I'd rather see Desmond to TB for Upton – both guys with high upside who are underperforming on their current teams and not appreciated by the fans. Desmond fits the TB style and Upton is, well, Upton, and has long been a favorite of Rizzo. We know the skills are there with Upton – just a matter of getting his head on straight. Lots has been said about the Nats clubhouse. That's why I want players like Storen and Lombo on this team. Good baseball people with good attitudes. Perhaps Lombo comes up and rubs off on Upton.

  38. Steve M. - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:28 PM

    Maya is going back to the AAA possibly because they didn't want to DL him and his twinge to his side wasn't a pulled muscle.So is Gorzo back in the starting rotation for Marquis?

  39. Anonymous - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:32 PM

    @ Depot Master said… This is rather exciting. I'd rather see Desmond to TB for Upton – both guys with high upside who are underperforming on their current teams and not appreciated by the fans. Desmond fits the TB style and Upton is, well, Upton, and has long been a favorite of Rizzo. We know the skills are there with Upton – just a matter of getting his head on straight. Lots has been said about the Nats clubhouse. That's why I want players like Storen and Lombo on this team. Good baseball people with good attitudes. Perhaps Lombo comes up and rubs off on Upton. July 31, 2011 12:28 PM Rizzo is bad enough without your ideas. Glad you aren't our GM. If Desmond had a year left on his contract, then you would be trading same of same I would agree. Nats control Desmond for 4 more years. He has improved defensively and is slumping like just about everyone else on the Nats. A shame he keeps getting picked out.

  40. Anonymous - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:33 PM

    Re: being traded in the middle of the game, don't they leave the field (or dugout) immediately? Seems that's what I'd heard happened to Jimenez (Rockies) yesterday — he pitched only the first inning?

  41. Anonymous - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:34 PM

    The Rays would hang up the phone and delete the Nats number if Rizzo offered Desi for Upton. That's laughable.

  42. Anonymous - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:39 PM

    @JaneB: They are pulled out of the game, dugout, bullpen (I'm with you on the horror)right then. Just happened with Pence and Ubaldo Jimenez. Jimenez pitched one inning and was then pulled from the game and told he'd been traded.

  43. sjm308 - Jul 31, 2011 at 4:44 PM

    Jane – roster upBixler leading off in CF Gomes in the lineup once again as he searches for the first hit as a national (curse of Stairs??)Can only hope the good Zimmermann appears back at Nats Park.I wanted Span over all the other CF candidates but did not realize how serious the concussion thing might be. There are always risks,( hell, Storen could get hurt today) but if the concussion thing is over and he has full clearance he is not that big a risk. He has had two excellent years in the majors, is hitting .290 and has had over 10 triples each year. He plays excellent CF and is under a fair contract for the next 4 years. I would not move Clippard to closer and don't think Davey would do that either. My guess is Mattheus or maybe Wilkie up from the minors. I just want to over. I will root for them no matter what moves are made or not made and I will not call for anyone's head but it makes for great dialogue.Go Nats

  44. Depot Master - Jul 31, 2011 at 5:00 PM

    Why is it always Anonymous people that call out others? While Desi may be under team control, consider two things – check baseballreference.com to see that even in a non-slump year his OBP has not been tremendous. Also, given that TB had asked for Desi in that trade and been told no, I don't think they'd hang up the phone. It's not always a matter of what you think your guys are worth – it's just as important what THEY think your guys are worth. Also a matter of team need. TB doesn't need both Upton and Jennings. They do need an every day SS.

  45. NatStat - Jul 31, 2011 at 5:04 PM

    @ sjm308 and Denard SpanNo question that Span has put up some great pre-concussion stats in the past 2 years.But, both Derek Norris and Justin Morneau have had 'medical clearance'. Check out their current 2011 stats—all they need now is 'baseball clearance'.

  46. sjm308 - Jul 31, 2011 at 5:13 PM

    NatStat – great point and that is why I am not jumping up and down and screaming about making this trade – still, you have to admit, its intriguing.If Span plays out positively, Harper does what everyone thinks is possible, Strasburg comes back dominant, Zimmermann continues his improvement, we resign R Zimm and Werth just settles in to his past numbers, Ramos gets better, Espinosa gets better,wow, I better stop there and I haven't even talked about the minor league arms of Desmond. Look out Phillies!!!!!

  47. Jeeves - Jul 31, 2011 at 5:14 PM

    Generally, the concussion thing is never over. Ask another twin-Morneau. It would be ludicrous to trade Storen for Span.And Wally, I wonder too about Deitweiler. I would like to see him in the starting rotation. It's difficult to understand some of the moves (or non moves). But maybe it'll all come out in the wash.

  48. sjm308 - Jul 31, 2011 at 5:14 PM

    "or" Desmond

  49. sjm308 - Jul 31, 2011 at 5:17 PM

    I actually like Desmond in relief as long as its not every 4 or 5 days. This is what the Rays did with Price when he first came up and he gradually moved into a starting role. As of right now, Detwiler, like Maya has not been able to carry things past 4 or 5 innings. Leave him where he is and let him hit 95/96 for an inning or two and get his confidence in the majors. Can't have enough lefties in the bullpen.

  50. sjm308 - Jul 31, 2011 at 5:17 PM

    man, a really bad typing day – obviously I meant Detwiler

  51. JaneB - Jul 31, 2011 at 5:21 PM

    Thanks for the info on the mid-game snatching. Someone at the game is gonna keep an eye on things, right?

  52. dj in Fl. - Jul 31, 2011 at 5:49 PM

    It would not break my heart to finish the day with Clip and Storen still here.

  53. JaneB - Jul 31, 2011 at 5:55 PM

    Thanks fir the update, Mark. I look forward to "really reluctant" becoming "really, REALLY reluctant" to trade Storen.

  54. sjm308 - Jul 31, 2011 at 6:05 PM

    Man, two threads to follow at once, not sure I can handle it but I will trythanks Mark and Chase

  55. Exposremains - Jul 31, 2011 at 6:06 PM

    I know nobody wants to trade Storen but who's going to be our lead off and center fielder? Please don't say Bernadina..

  56. moved from the game thread - Jul 31, 2011 at 6:07 PM

    Mark Zuckerman said… sjm308 said… Mark: Will there honestly be a 4 pm deadline? If trades are in the making, will they allow the teams more time to work things out or does it just shut down at 4:00?———— Good question. All trades must be filed to MLB headquarters by 4 p.m., no later. But it can take several minutes for the news to trickle out. So really, from our perspective, it could be 4:15 or later before we know for sure whether anything has happened. FYI for everyone: I'm updating the trade deadline stuff on that running thread. If possible, let's try to keep all trade-related comments on that thread, and keep game-related stuff here. Just makes it easier for everyone to keep track of the different topics. July 31, 2011 1:37 PM

  57. sjm308 - Jul 31, 2011 at 6:14 PM

    This is not really a trade deadline topic but Mark just posted that a player has 72 hours to report. I am guessing that this has been discussed before and probably not worth discussing now but how tough must it be to have to take care of housing, travel packing etc when you are moved back and forth? I had not thought much about that, but no wonder players are excited to get to the majors and hopefully stay in one place.

  58. dj in Fl. - Jul 31, 2011 at 6:21 PM

    Exposremains said… I know nobody wants to trade Storen but who's going to be our lead off and center fielder? Please don't say Bernadina.. I do not know, but with the other teams going for other centerfielders first, maybe there is a bit more of a problem here. Span was rated as the best available, but may be the last one standing. Rather than overpay, lets go for Upton with Desi and minor league player

  59. Exposremains - Jul 31, 2011 at 6:27 PM

    I wouldn't mind desmond for upton. I think desmond is easier to replace than storen.

  60. Mark'd - Jul 31, 2011 at 6:28 PM

    DjinFl, for the near term Bernadina is a good stop gap. Nobody believes he is the long term answer.

  61. dj in Fl. - Jul 31, 2011 at 6:36 PM

    I am fine with Bernie as the stop gap. I actually wanted him to grab the opportunity he had and end it all. Maybe this little trip down and back, if he is still here, will inspire him.

  62. dj in Fl. - Jul 31, 2011 at 7:04 PM

    Ok, it is time for JaneB to head by the team store, get one of those little bats, and cover the back door to the pen. If anyone from Rizzo's staff shows up, tap the bat in your free hand and tell them you'll send one out. Then give them Burnett.

  63. Anonymous - Jul 31, 2011 at 7:17 PM

    DESMOND: lets dump this empty-headed, punch and Judy hitter now!!Oh, yes, he hustles. So What? Hustle does not equate to good hitting.DUMP HIM ande DUMP HIM NOW

  64. Mark'd - Jul 31, 2011 at 7:23 PM

    Hey Anon, Desmond in the 2 hole can hit. It's Espinosa who can't hit now. Should we dump him?

  65. D's Nats - Jul 31, 2011 at 7:23 PM

    The last time they were desperate to fill a position it was first base, and they wound up signing LaRoche, which turned out to be unnecessary. So if they don't get Span, it may not be the worst thing.

  66. dj in Fl. - Jul 31, 2011 at 7:23 PM

    Hey annon,Quit being so rude and hateful, it is Sunday after all.I like Desi and only have him as a trade chip because we have an excess headed this way. Will any be better? Only time will tell.I'll take his hustle and attitude over lots of other short stops every day.

  67. nationals7 - Jul 31, 2011 at 7:28 PM

    Is Livo in the dugout? I haven't spotted him & he's always out front cheering.

  68. Anonymous - Jul 31, 2011 at 7:28 PM

    @Mark'dYeah, no kidding. Didja see his double?

  69. JaneB - Jul 31, 2011 at 7:37 PM

    Just pulling over for another news stop, as I listen to the game on MLB app. Hilarious, dj. If I were at the game, I would take up my post, as you direct.But now I am really worried about Livo. He should be on the rail watching now.

  70. Trust me. - Jul 31, 2011 at 7:45 PM

    Jane, relax. Livan ain't going nowhere.

  71. Hunch - Jul 31, 2011 at 7:54 PM

    When was Zimm's last dinger?

  72. JaneB - Jul 31, 2011 at 7:55 PM

    I'm at a point in my drive where I go out of access to my iPhone. So I'm pulled over again to make sure I hear that Clip and Store both pitch, that we win, and that Trust Me lives up to his name.

  73. dj in Fl. - Jul 31, 2011 at 7:55 PM

    @JaneBDidn't mean to do any directing, but knew who could get a job done!6 mins. to go

  74. Steve M. - Jul 31, 2011 at 7:57 PM

    http://twitter.com/#!/jonmorosi/statuses/97754731799257088So nothing on Span by any teams. I wonder why….Seems a lot of teams doubted him. Hope Rizzo doesn't cave in the next 2 minutes.

  75. Why you no trust me? - Jul 31, 2011 at 8:03 PM

    like I said…Mark Zuckerman said… Guys, I really wouldn't worry about not seeing Livo in the dugout. Because he's tomorrow's scheduled starter against the Braves, he's charting pitches all game. Sometimes, he would do that from the clubhouse, watching on TV. I haven't heard his name come up at all in trade talks. July 31, 2011 3:54 PM

  76. dj in Fl. - Jul 31, 2011 at 8:10 PM

    I am fine with no deal here. Now lets start finding out what the kids in AAA have.

  77. JaneB - Jul 31, 2011 at 8:14 PM

    Trust me, I won't doubt you again.I hope this crowd really cheers Storen as he takes the field. Wish I were thereto join in.Soooo nice to share this with you all. Thank you!

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