As if this week didn’t have enough bad news for the Red Sox, the Chicago Sun-Times’ Mike Kiley suggests Boston and the Cubs are talking about Corey Patterson as Johnny Damon’s replacement in center field. The bit how about the Cubs “wouldn’t have to worry about Patterson coming back to haunt them” were Patterson sent to the AL is pretty funny. The same could be said of Corey toiling in Triple A, too.
St. Louis has signed 2B Junior Spivey to a one year deal, along with OF Juan Encarnacion.
Kansas City, fast resembling a team capable of winning 70-75 games next season (providing Buddy Bell is fired during Spring Training), has brought in the much-traveled OF Reggie Sanders, splashing out on an uncharacteristic $10 million, two year pact.