Over at Baseball Prospectus, Will Carroll elaborates a bit on some rumored big names mentioned yesterday as trade candidates.
Carroll indicates that John Schuerholz is hard at work and a host of star players are emerging from the rumor mill. We know the Braves have been shopping Adam LaRoche; Andruw Jones could be available as well if he’ll waive his no-trade. Available long-term CF options for Atlanta floated by Carroll: Rocco Baldelli, Curtis Granderson, and Nick Markakis. The last two names are new to me; Markakis is probably capable of moving to CF.
As if that weren’t enough, Carroll names Tim Hudson, Mark Teixeira, and Dontrelle Willis as other trade candidates. I’m sure any such deal would be quite complicated. As Buster Olney mentioned recently, it would probably make sense to trade Willis now before he gets injured or posts another uninspiring season.