Bobby Crosby Requests Trade

According to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, Bobby Crosby met with A’s manager Bob Geren and GM Billy Beane on Friday, and the player was told he’ll be learning multiple positions for 2009.  MLB.com’s Barry Bloom adds that Crosby reiterated his desire to be traded at this meeting.  All 29 teams declined a chance to take on Crosby and his $5.25MM salary when he was placed on waivers, so the A’s would have to eat salary somehow.


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