Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Lee, Halladay, Holliday, Zito

On this date one year ago, the Phillies traded three minor leaguers to the A's for Joe Blanton. He would go on to make 13 starts for the Fightins, finishing 4-0 with a 4.20 ERA. With only two weeks remaining before this season's trade deadline, let's take a look at what is being written in the Blogosphere…

  • MLB Notebook says it is time for the Indians to move Cliff Lee.
  • The Ghost of Moonlight Graham breaks down the needs of the contenders as we approach the deadline.
  • Drunk Jays Fans explains why Roy Halladay should be traded and why he will still be a Blue Jay in August.
  • Talking Chop breaks down the Matt Holliday to Atlanta rumors.
  • The Fowl Balls says the Yankees need to get Roy Halladay and is willing to part with Joba Chamberlain, Austin Jackson and others. Just not Phil Hughes.
  • Viva El Birdos breaks down what it would cost the Cardinals to land Roy Halladay in terms of players and money.
  • The Voice of Yankees Universe looks at some big names that could be moved and have an impact on the AL East.
  • Jorge Says No! looks at whether Barry Zito's contract was the worst ever given to a pitcher.
  • We're the Team to Beat wonders why Omar Minaya is still calling the shots for the Mets.

Cork Gaines writes for RaysIndex.com. If you have a suggestion for this feature, Cork can be reached here, and followed on Twitter here.



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