roguesqr09: May 2009 Archives

According to SI's Jon Heyman, the Indians are now fielding offers for infielder Mark DeRosa. DeRosa, 34, is hitting .242/.312/.412 on the season in 170 plate appearances as the Tribe's third baseman. He has about $4.15MM left on his contract.

Heyman says the Indians "are looking mainly for pitchers who can help them now." Heyman believes DeRosa is below Nick Johnson, Aubrey Huff, and Russell Branyan on the Mets' wish list. What other teams would make sense - the Braves, Cubs, Brewers, or Cardinals perhaps?

I'm not sure we have the pitchers that can 'help them now'. Marshall since we have Wells that could replace him, but they'd probably want both. Maybe a Marshall (since he's more proven than Wells) and a Cotts and Ascaino.

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