Originally posted by StaggerLee...since KC was so out of it.
When isn't KC out of it by this point every year? I'll be shocked if Grienke isn't on the trade block in time for next year's deadline.
The Dodgers going for Podsednik makes me wonder if they're ready to pull the plug on Manny for good. This is around the time that Manny's deferred payment situation really comes back to bite the Dodgers, just because Manny's in full "dogging it" mode, knowing he's out of town at the end of the year and the team's still on the hook to pay him through 2014.
Why should he risk getting beaned by some idiot trying to make a name for himself or "defending" somebody crowding the plate wearing everything but chainmail? I wasn't aware Mike Piazza was that well-loved anyway...