Brewers GM Says He’s Not In Agreement With Sandy On Davis’ Value

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Okay, don’t kill me… More non-news news on the Ike Davis front… If you think you are weary of reading it, imagine what it’s like writing about it. 🙂

Anyway, Milwaukee Brewers GM Doug Melvin acknowledged he is continuing to discuss Ike Davis with the Mets, writes Adam Rubin. However Melvin bluntly stated there has not been agreement with Sandy Alderson on the price for the first baseman.

“First base, I’ve had ongoing discussions with Sandy Alderson, but we haven’t gotten to anything where we’re comfortable with the deal from our side, and he’s not been comfortable with the deal from his side,” Melvin told MLB.com.

Asked if the Mets were being too demanding, Melvin added:

“I don’t ever get into that. Everybody makes the deal that they feel is the best deal for them. I don’t ever consider whether asking prices are too high on [trades] or not, because you don’t know until after the deal and you’ve seen players perform. I think we’ve pretty well stood by — the one thing we’ve done — is we do not want to give up pitching.” 

Yesterday, Adam Rubin also reported that Mets insiders now expect Ike Davis will be in spring training with the team while cautioning they are willing to reengage the Pittsburgh Pirates or Milwaukee Brewers or any other club in search of a first baseman in trade talks in the six weeks before pitchers and catchers report on Feb. 15.

As I mentioned yesterday and most of you already know, there’s still plenty of chances to move Davis even if he does open Spring Training with the Mets, as injuries could cause other teams to take a second look at Ike.

Worst case scenario is that the Mets could also just choose to cut him and just pay him his $600K rather than his entire salary. But I doubt that happens.

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  • HillsideAve

    Another day, more public posturing. This is GM’s at work. I still don’t think we start the season with Davis, Duda, and Satin all on the 40 man….

  • nacho6

    I like that Sandy is asking for more than what Ike is worth. That’s what he should do, and it’s worked out in the past.

  • jombee227

    Wait second…Ike is on the trading block?? When did this happen?

  • Alex68 (Ch)

    Yeah, agree… except for the pagan one. he’s stubborn when it comes to that but he’s gotten who he’s wanted all along. not that it has pan out yet but at least there’s hope..

  • nacho6

    Here’s hoping the exception proves the rule, but I’ll agree that the Pagan trade remains a bit of a black mark on his resume.

  • Alex68 (Ch)

    and so far to date the Beltran (HOF) for wheeler has pretty much been his only bright spot. can’t say anything about D’arnaud and Thor yet because they haven’t produce anything in the majors yet. it’s all hope and dream at this point that in fact they do become studs for us.. let’s see!

  • nacho6

    Well obviously the trades haven’t worked out just yet, but nobody can say he didn’t do a great job getting a top catching prospect and a top pitching prospect (both with serious potential) for a 38 year old Knuckleballer we didn’t want to pay, and whose WAR this past year was less than half of his CY campaign. Even if one of them ends up being a solid player it’ll be a huge steal.

  • WillisReid

    I was confident Davis had some value, right up until Tampa thought $21m for Loney was a better bet. They are superior judges of talent or in this case, lack of.

  • Alex68 (Ch)

    And if both turn out to be bust? then what happens?

  • Charley’s Twin

    you mean we couldn’t trade Ike for Ryan Braun straight up? Who could have guessed?

  • JimmyBX

    Is it really a good trade if Wheeler winds up to be a #3 starter?

  • nacho6

    Then we gave away a guy we didn’t want and got nothing in return. As that’s literally the worst case scenario and the best case is two perennial allstars, I’ll say the trade is already a success.

  • JimmyBX

    Lefty power bats are a risk to trade. Good job trying to get value for Ike. Can’t say I never gave Balderson credit for something.

  • Hotstreak

    Why did not the Brewers offer Corey Hart 6M one year deal. Because their budget is 3.5 M Answer: Brewers are a small to Mid-Market team.

    Why do the Mets want to trade Ike. Because 3.5 M is too much. We are a small market to “bankrupt” team. “Bankrupt” as far as foresight.

    Who caves-in FIRST: iDONTKNOW, NO HE IS ON THIRD.

  • agetting

    they are trying to rid him because he’s terrible and they know it.

  • Alex68 (Ch)

    depends who you ask. i still think the trade should’ve happened and it did, problem was we were in total rebuild mode and we half asssed it by getting rid of reyes for nothing and somehow keeping Wright. out of the 3 he would’ve AND should’ve been the first one to go imo

  • Cervant

    I applaud Sandy Alderson for conducting himself like a savvy businessman. The trend in every trade negotiation he’s been a part of is his refusal to be walked over or rendered submissive to another GM’s demands. That’s why we have Wheeler, Syndergaard, D’arnaud, Black, and Herrera.

  • JimmyBX

    Wright’s contract is looking cheap the way things are progressing. We still should have dumped him as well.

  • louisrstennes@yahoo.com

    If Ike had any value he would be wearing a new uniform now. He has no value to another team.

  • agetting

    this has been pretty obvious for awhile now. Some bloggers somehow believed they could get a legitimate prospect for him.

  • Hotstreak

    We disagree because Ike can be fixed. He is one year away from 32 hrs most after ASG.

  • WillisReid

    And for a day or so, Ryan Braun was a possibility.

  • nacho6

    -(Cerrone)

  • agetting

    But even the year he hit 32 home runs he was not an effective player. He was on the interstate until the all-star break. Who cares about the 32 homers when you aren’t capable of batting higher than .220, you aren’t going to have much of an OPS. Everyone points to the 32 homers and it doesn’t really mean much. The guy’s swing is a mess and has been for years now.

  • Alex68 (Ch)

    And somehow you got thumbs down!!l Lol…. i have been thumbing down all these aholes from MB who think they know it all too, join the fun!

  • mitchpetanick

    Lol!

  • BehindTheBag

    Yes.

  • BehindTheBag

    Agree with you there. When you’re looking at an extended rebuilding, with what was at the time a shaky farm system, we should have seen what we could get from the Dodgers or Reds (or even a mystery team).

  • JimmyBX

    Disagree. We should have gotten more for Beltran if that’s the case.

  • BCleveland3381

    The best part was Cerrone’s follow up post the next day when he said everyone read his post wrong and he didn’t say that.;

  • BCleveland3381

    If Sandy was really that unreasonable with Ike’s price, Melvin would have walked away. Why is he still talking to Sandy about Davis if they are that far away?

  • BehindTheBag

    Since nobody (except you, apparently) has a crystal ball, let’s put it this way. Let’s say there’s a 10% chance that he becomes a #1 or #2 front line starter (I think it’s higher, but I’ll give you the benefit of the doubt). Then let’s say he’s got a 70% chance to be a solid #3/#4 starter. And there’s a 20% chance that he becomes a back of the rotation/bullpen guy, or gets bit by the injury bug and never provides consistent rotation help.

    6 years of that production at dirt cheap prices is definitely worth 8 worthless weeks of Beltran. If you have to buy a #3 starter on today’s marketplace, you’re going to be paying $10M/year – so Wheeler will in all likelihood provide in excess of $60M worth of baseball value, in exchange for a maximum of $5-$10M in baseball value that 2 months of Beltran is worth.

    That said, if you really hate Wheeler, then I can see where you wish we got a different player. But I’m comfortable with Wheeler as the return for Beltran even if his peak is a #3/#4 starter.

  • R04

    This is our place now. Get used to it.

  • Nolrog

    You never close the door completely. Maybe Melvin is trying to expand the deal to include Murphy or one of the kids from the minors. Maybe they will look to get a 3rd team involved or something. Never know how this could turn out.

  • Captain America

    Agreed. If they were in agreement they would have a deal. Right now Alderson wants pitching as he might have another trade for a SS sitting behind the Ike deal.

  • agetting

    We don’t even know they are still talking. It’s all speculation

  • BCleveland3381

    “Milwaukee Brewers GM Doug Melvin acknowledged he is continuing to discuss Ike Davis with the Mets, writes Adam Rubin.”

  • agetting

    He is probably willing to deal a pitching prospect, just one not really as close to as good as Thornburg

  • Bail4Nails

    Please let this be true.

  • coyote521

    He traded away a guy who had been the first twenty game winner for the mets in many years, won the cy young award AND was a hugely popular guy who gave a lot back to the community …there was a lot of ill will towards mr. Double Speak due to that trade. As yet neither d’arnaud nor noah S. Has done anything, so dickey’s off year means nothing.
    Hopefully this trade turns out to be a great one for us, and when it does, i’ll send addlehead a box of chocolates, but he has nothing to show for it yet.

  • Bail4Nails

    I see you’re getting downvoted, but I agree with you in part. I thought every GM knew what Minaya wanted before he even walked in the room. It was like he had Dollar signs in his eyes. He got us some great players, but he also helped Madoff bankrupt the team. I don’t agree with all of Sandy’s moves, but I like that he holds his hand close to the vest. Keeping a deal secret in New York is next to impossible, but he manages to keep everyone guessing long enough to see all the cards on the table. I can only hope it pays off, and we can get a SS/Leadoff hitter.

  • coyote521

    I love the apologists who suggest that alderson is some brilliant strategist, supposing that he is holding out for a pitching prospect for ike because he has another deal lined up to get a ss for a pitcher.

    Sandy doesnt have multiple trades lined up, he cant even make one trade!
    He’s been selling davis since october 1, and looking for a shortstop just as long; he has not made one trade this off season.
    Not one.

    He’s got several players everybody knows he can’t wait to get rid of, and he has several glaring needs.
    But no deals made.
    And here it is, weeks after the winter meetings, and the only thing we are hearing is that we might see tejada at short , and that they expect ike davis at camp.
    You call it Posturing? I call it incompetence.

  • Andrew Herbst

    I think Ike will remain a Met.

  • 2aSupport

    Yes. #3 starters can be pretty good. John Smoltz comes to mind.

  • Taskmaster4450

    If Melvin saw Ike’s value the same as Alderson, the trade would have been made.

    Alderson’s holding out until someone gets desperate. If neither the Os nor the Brewers budge, which it wont look like it will, then the only other option is a ST injury.

    Either way, it is stupid to give away a guy with Ike’s power entering his prime for nothing.

  • Run Support Group

    Agreed. There’s nothing wrong with seeking high value for Ike, and if you won’t get it, hold on to him.

  • Run Support Group

    What trade would you have made? I love comments like this.

  • Cervant

    Don’t really know why anyone would disagree with what I said. It’s just a fact. The Beltran deal, the Dickey deal, and the Byrd-Buck deal all dragged on and people got antsy. “Oh, Sandy you better have something up your sleeve/you better not screw this up” is all I heard. Well guess what, he maximized the value return by not being hasty. I fine with his patience.

  • Run Support Group

    This isn’t “anyone’s” place. Jesus, this is a website, not south central LA. It’s not like metsblog people are crips and MMO people are bloods.

  • agetting

    it depends what you call “nothing.” Obviously the Brewers or Pirates are willing to give up something for him, just not what Sandy is asking for. Giving him away for nothing is cutting him after ST. You can’t have both Duda and Davis on the roster, one has to be in AAA. Might as well deal him for the Brewers 5th best pitching prospect than cut him for nothing.

  • Taskmaster4450

    Why would you give Ike away for the 5th best pitching prospect from the Brewers especially if Alderson thinks he has more value than that? If Ike isnt dealt, he comes into ST with a chance with win the 1b job; have a good Spring and he holds the position with Duda in Vegas.

    Simple solution.

  • agetting

    It really depends if you want to risk another few months of interstate, automatic outs that he seems to do every single season. There is risk involved, he does hurt the team. I guess you can evaluate his performance in ST…but then you run the risk of cutting him and getting absolutely nothing in return. A decent prospect still has some value. It could turn into a useful piece.

    This isn’t a clear cut answer. There are risks on both sides.

  • Taskmaster4450

    Sure it is a roll of the dice no matter which way a team goes. This is true in every situation. Who was smarter, the Red Sox for letting Ellsbury go or the Yankees for signing him? There are risks to both teams depending upon what happens.

    The pros to Ike are that he can:

    A. Regain his defense very quickly: it was obvious his at the plate struggles affected him in the field. There is no reason he should not be above average in the field like he was.

    B. He does have the ability to hit for power in any park ie he is a bona fide power hitter. This is a rare commodity post steroid era.

    C. He is entering his prime so to give up on a guy like that it not an easy decision.

    D. Ike did have Valley Fever which nobody knows for certain how long that affects an individual. Some reports claim that it can last up to 24 months.

    E. Ike did look better at the plate upon his return from Vegas albeit without much power. If he is working this off season to maintain the plate discipline while upping his power, he might return to form rather quickly.

  • agetting

    Look I agree. Whether you want to trade him or not is a matter of opinion. I personally would deal him for some prospect in return, which will also save us a few million. There are risks on both sides. I have just seen enough of Davis. Even the year he had 32 homers wasn’t a good year. That went along with a .220 BA. He’s actually never had one complete season in his entire career.

  • agetting

    There’s nothing wrong with that, and there’s also nothing wrong with dealing him for what his true value is, which might be a team’s 4th or 5th best pitching prospect

  • Run Support Group

    Really either way I’m fine. We give him a chance and best case scenario he regains his form. Worst case he continues to suck we stash him in AAA and hopefully he rakes, allowing us to deal him for a reliever or something.

  • Joanie Yan

    Is the picture of Ike in his AAA uniform indicative of his value?

  • nacho6

    As of yet it hasn’t worked out, sure, but it’s not like Alderson traded for veterans who had to get sent down to the minors because they weren’t performing. These guys are young, high upside prospects, and Syndergaard is already being mentioned as a possible ace type of pitcher. The Mets didn’t want to pay Dickey the money he thought he was owed anyway, and as it was either this or lose him for nothing, they got a hell of a haul. I’m not disputing that he was well liked or that he gave back to the community, but knuckleballers are impossible to predict, and given his age and the likelihood of him putting up similar numbers again, it would appear Dickey was traded at the highest possible value.

  • BronxMets

    First off he’s worth nothing. Second it would be even dumber to have him on the team June 1 batting .150

  • BronxMets

    He has a lousy spring?

  • BronxMets

    Ridiculous answer

  • BronxMets

    Exactly the Davis tejada smoke is to coverup his lack of activity

  • BronxMets

    That’s 3 deals in 4 years

  • BronxMets

    20 of the were meaningless

  • Cervant

    So quantity is what’s important and not quality, right?

  • BronxMets

    First time you ever made sense

  • BronxMets

    Let’s hope he can pitch

  • BadBadLeroyBrown

    I’ll say it again “IKE DAVIS WILL HAVE A BREAKOUT SEASON IN 2014”.

  • Hitmanᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ ✔

    You forgot to mention “….FOR ANOTHER TEAM!”

  • Destry

    If he’s with another team he won’t suck as bad, but he can’t hit the ball in Citi Field or New York for that matter. He is of no use to us, but he is preventing us from signing a SS, in which we desperately need.

  • BadBadLeroyBrown

    IF he is a Met, he will still have a breakout.

  • Destry

    Valley Fever can cause chronic fatigue for your entire life. SOme people get over it a few months or a few years, and others battle it their entire lives.

  • BadBadLeroyBrown

    Anywhere he plays.

    If traded it will be the Biggest mistake by Sandy other than letting Reyes walk and trading Pagan for Garbage.

  • MLBGM Fire TC

    ok, lets just think a bit crazy here, MIL has arcia in the minors and segura on the big club they don’t need both, for the long hall. They also have scooter and weeks. So what about a first offer of Ike & Montero for segura? See what happens and go from there………:)

  • BronxMets

    If you got laid once a year ny a smokin babe would that work for you

  • MLBGM Fire TC

    I think your right -and id only trade him to get something real good back. (then put flores at 1b)

  • agetting

    Because the Brewers would laugh, its not going to happen. We have already established that Ike has close to no value and Montero’s value is NO WHERE NEAR Segura’s. Based on that formula, one can conclude that deal is no where near likely to happen

  • Hitmanᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ ✔

    Only if he manages to get his head out of his ass.

  • Cervant

    Not really sure I like that analogy. How I feel about sexuality really has nothing to do with how I feel about Sandy’s negotiating habits. But i’ll roll with it. What do you suggest that Sandy do, sleep with everyone and end up with nothing in the end?

  • agetting

    worst case scenario he sucks in AAA and he has no value

  • BronxMets

    Ok you had nothing to offer ok babye

  • Cervant

    Haha pathetic.

  • Destry

    The options are Ike and Tejada or Duda and Drew + a pitching prospect. This is a no brainer. Anyone with any idea of how to make the Mets better for the present and the future. Duda is at least twice the hitter Ike is, and Drew is 10 x better than Tejada. Anyway you want to look at it, the longer we keep Ike the worse our franchise becomes.

  • BadBadLeroyBrown

    I think he removed it after he was called up from Vegas
    _______
    August 2013
    .290AVG, .468OBP,.522SLG,.990OPS, 7Doubles, 3HR, 24BB,17k’S

    _______

    He started laying off bad pitches and taking the walks the opposing pitcher gave him. When teams saw he wasnt chasing they through strikes and he started to make them pay.

    It wasnt like they year prior where he just was just hitting homers. He actually looked like he knew what he was doing at the plate, And he seemed humbled didnt see him reckless eyeballing the ump too much on called strikes

  • agetting

    I might take that one babe over 5 to 6 dumpsters

  • agetting

    he was slapping singles though, he was still lost at the plate

  • agetting

    that’s actually a good point

  • Destry

    I can’t believe you actually think that. Bizarre. Can’t take your emotions for Ikey boy out of the equation, huh?

  • Destry

    Thank you kind sir.

  • R04

    Hey what happened? You’re spelling words correctly now. Finally get spell check? Nimrod.

  • R04

    You’ve just made a very powerful enemy.

  • BadBadLeroyBrown

    He was slapping singles and drawing walks in July. Then the next month(August) he started hitting the ball w/ authority and still showing plate discipline.

    His SLG% was .522 in August thats not singles broski.

  • Brian D.

    I don’t know why that is so bizarre. It’s his opinion, and it is not that far fetched. Ike is a talented player, and he already has hit over 30 home runs in a season.

    He showed signs of improvement at the end of the year too, so it’s conceivable that he can figure it all out this season and be productive.

  • I didn’t think of it at the time I included that image, but you might have something there. 🙂

  • Hitmanᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ ✔

    “Duda is at least twice the hitter Ike is”

    Remains to be seen.

  • Hitmanᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ ✔

    Question remains, can he do it over a FULL SEASON?

  • BadBadLeroyBrown

    Emotions???

    Lmao…youre new here…Ask any regular here I DESTROYED Ike all season last year.

    It was only when I took the emotions out of how much he sucked did I realize the improvements he made at the plate after being called up.

    I try not to be a impatient Mets fan(like most Mets fans are)…I’ll rip them in the moment/in game cause im a passionate fan but afterwards logic kicks in.

    Ike is still only 26 guys like Ryan Howard started to perform at that age….and last year was only the 3rd season under Ikes belt the prior 2 were solid even though he struggled initially in 2012

  • BadBadLeroyBrown

    True but I’d rather he answer that question in a Mets uniform than another MLB teams.

  • I hope so old pal, I really do. Most likely he will get traded though…that’s what he has earned the last few years…losing his spot to the mighty platoon of Duda-Satin.

  • Fonzie

    Most of his homers are hit off his front foot because he’s always lunging. He hit 32 homers because of his brute strength. He has so many moving parts to his swing there’s more of a likely chance he never fixes it than a chance that he does fix it. He’s way too stubborn to change any way.

  • Destry

    By showing signs of improvement do you mean a platoon singles hitter that below average defensively as a slow lumbering 1B?

  • BadBadLeroyBrown

    Josh SATAN Satin ….YUCK!

    The thought of him starting at 1B makes me want to vomit.

    Thanks Hank lol

  • BadBadLeroyBrown

    Brian, was referring to Ike Davis NOT Lucas Duda 😉

  • BronxMets

    he hit 32 hrs because the mets were out of it and pitchers just were throwing at the mets. to believe otherwise is being foolish.

  • BronxMets

    doooooooooooooooooosssssssssssshhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhbag

  • Destry

    Duda has a much better chance of having a breakout year than Ike. Ike has swing issues, approach issues, adaptation issues, mental issues & medical issues.
    Duda will be playing a position he is comfortable defensively for the 1st time since 2011. He’s on the same path as Chris Davis, as C. Davis was playing 3B & LF, and broke out at the plate when he finally got to play his natural position.
    Whats the difference in Ike 2013 & Ike 2012? Whats the catalyst?

  • BadBadLeroyBrown

    Thats a flawed comment because Chris Davis was a Plus defender at 3B.

    And all those issues you claim Ike has Lucas Duda has been said to have. Not to mention Lucas is another guy who sucked so bad he had to be sent down to the minors.

    And he was brutal last year….the only people that think he was adequate were the people whom value a walk as much as others do a homerun

  • Destry

    OK. Duda’s numbers vs. RHP last season 225 ABs. .240 .370 .465 .835 OPS 14 2Bs 12 HRs.

  • Brian D.

    Uh no,

    I mean that he had a better approach at the plate, and was making consistent contact.

    Of course we want to see Ike to hit tons of home runs, but he was a drastically improved hitter in the 2nd half.

    And as BBLB already pointed out, he was hitting for more than just singles in the 2nd half.

  • Destry

    He hit .205 with 9 HRs for the season. How much did he improve again?

  • Destry

    Brutal last year? 15 HRs in 300 ABs? He got sent down so Ike could stay on the team, and not cry like an infant. DOn’t forget that. His numbers were better than Ike’s when he was sent down.

  • Brian D.

    After he was called up, he improved.

    This was obvious from watching him at the plate, and is backup by his statistics

    In Ike’s 1st half, he hit .165 with 5hr’s, 18RBI, and 73 K’s in 60 games.

    In Ike’s 2nd half, he hit .286 with 4 HR’s, 15RBI, and only 28 K”s in 40 games.

    He also walked a total of 32 times, and owned a .449 OBP.

  • Destry

    OK. You win. I want a 1B that plays below average D, cries all the time, could care less about the team, hits .205 & has less than 10 HRs. I left out can’t hit LHP, has chronic fatigue, is a head case, and also has the ugliest swing the game has ever seen. You’re right. I’m sorry. Forgive my ignorance.

  • Destry

    He improved for 40 games from the worst player in baseball to slightly below average. Yes he improved. Robert Carson improved from getting bombed in his 1st appearance to just getting hit really hard, should we make him our closer?

  • Brian D.

    Ike could care less about the team? Where are you getting that from? And when has he ever cried?

    Ike does has his issues, but let’s not make up flaws to make them seem worse.

  • Destry

    They aren’t made up flaws. You don’t remember the temper tantrum in Vegas?

  • Fonzie

    I think he meant Ike whines a lot, Umps and such.

  • Brian D.

    I really don’t care that much for exaggerated off the field stories, or him complaining about the umps. Yes, that’s annoying and I’d wish he would knock that off too, but it’s not that big of a big deal in the grand scheme of things.

  • Brian D.

    And that is just one incident too, I don’t think it is a chronic issue, like it was with V-Spin for example.

    It’s not unusual for people say things that they don’t mean when they angry, so I really don’t think it matters at all.

  • Name

    I am tired of Alderson’s insistence on getting a starter. Don’t get me wrong, you can never have too many starters but it isn’t a priority.
    They need a shortstop. I’m not looking for Drew but at least a backup is sufficient. Tejada got hurt twice last year. That makes him likely to get hurt this year. The only other shortstop on the roster is Tovar, who barely broke .200 is the minors.
    The bullpen is very young, which can be good or bad. They just need one veteran to solidify it.
    I will be satisfied with Ike to Milwaukee for a backup shortstop and a veteran bullpen pitcher.

  • Destry

    I’ll have to disagree with you there, and just think about the ramifications if Valdespin acted like Ike does. It does effect the team, and he needs to grow up. If he is gonna be on this team, then he needs to act like a leader, and that starts with good character, which he lacks.

  • FredColon

    I wouldn’t trade Ike for anybody. I’ve seen him play and he is a good hitter and fielder. He just needs to get his confidence where it needs to be. He will be a star in the league. He’s still very young (26) and will mature and break out of these slumps that he puts himself into. One can see that when he is focused he can really hit, however when he’s not, he swings at the wind and it shows. Keep Ike, if you trade him you will regret it.

  • moparman

    OK I have been a Mets fan forever…40 something years and never commented but certainly have enjoyed reading all your comments.
    That being said, the Ike Davis saga, the upside he has, the way he’s sucked, the attitude,crying, traded, not being traded, is he going to whine some more when reporting to spring training,etc. etc. etc.—–

    I would like to think that HE is taking all this in and see that there is little to no market for him and MAYBE just MAYBE get his head out of his ass and commit himself to doing something. And until he does that he is of no value to any team.

  • devin

    i could see giving up pena, but not much more