Joel Sherman of the New York Post spoke with nine executives who think the Rays will trade their starting pitcher David Price this offseason. The scouts’ consensus was that the Rangers, Cubs and D-Backs were the favorites for successfully dealing for the elite 28-year old righthander.
We had an email conversation about him late last night and this morning, and discussed whether or not the Mets had what it took to land David Price and tackled the question of should they?
This brought up a memory to share. So, in 2007 I attended the winter meetings as an employee for the Hudson Valley Renegades which were (still are) the Short-A affiliate for the Tampa Bay Rays. Each club holds a dinner for their affiliates, and you usually get some obscure team executive that comes to it and pretends they give a crap about you, the lowly minor league worker. Pretty small dinner when you figure maybe each teams sends 2-4 reps at most?
This dinner was different though. Guests included Andrew Fr...