Thursday, July 31, 2008

Updating the 2008 Topps Updates and Highlights Checklist

Today is the trading deadline for MLB (which means teams can trade at will without having to go through waivers first). Lots of big names were sent packing:

  • Ken Griffey Jr traded from the Reds to the White Sox for Nick Masset and Danny Richar
  • Ivan Rodriguez traded from the Tigers to the Yankees for Kyle Farnsworth (wonder who got the better of this deal???)
  • Mark Texiera traded from the Braves to the Angels for Casey Kotchman
  • Arthur Rhodes traded from the Mariners to the Marlins for Gaby Hernandez (gee I wonder why...)
  • Manny Ramirez, Jason Bay, and Andy Laroche all involved in a Red Sox/Pirates/Dodgers three way where the LA gets Manny, Bay goes to Boston, and Laroche, along with Brandon Moss, Craig Hansen, and minor leaguer Bryan Morris goes to Pittsburgh.

There were a lot of TBD's on the initial Topps U & H checklist. There are at least 160 veteran spots to be filled. I think we can lock up at least fifteen spots with the trades since Monday.

August should be fun.


JayBee Anama

1 comment:

Big Daddy said...

Here's hoping for another squirrel card!?!?!?!?!