Found November 18, 2011 on MLB Trade Rumors:
Nine years ago today, the Marlins, Rockies, and Braves swung a three-team, eight-player trade. Colorado send Mike Hampton and Juan Pierre to Florida in exchange for Charles Johnson, Preston Wilson, Vic Darensbourg, and Pablo Ozuna. The Marlins then flipped Hampton to Atlanta for Tim Spooneybarger and Ryan Baker. The $103.5MM left on Hampton's contract was spread out between the three clubs, with the Rockies paying $30MM, the Marlins paying $38MM, and the Braves paying $35.5MM. Colorado saved $26.3MM with the deal, and Florida saved $9.2MM. We've got a large collection of links this week following the GM meetings. Here's the latest from around the web... Rising Apple explained two ways the Mets could keep Jose Reyes: a contract with lots of incentives, or a back-loaded deal. Marlins Maniac tells us why signing Reyes makes sense for the Marlins. Monkey With A Halo says things are complicated between the Angels and C.J. Wilson. Harness The Halo thinks ...
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