Found December 06, 2011 on
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So who is Nestor Molina? Heâ€™s a favorite of Marco Paddy, whom the Chicago White Sox just hired away from the Toronto Blue Jays to head Latin American operations, but he hardly was considered Torontoâ€™s best prospect.
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The Jays complete their second trade in a week, shipping out Nestor Molina, the team's 6th best prospect according to, well, us. Molina goes to the north side of Chicago to join the White Sox. In return the Blue Jays reacquire Sergio Santos, who hit .183 for the team in AAA in 2008 before being claimed on waivers by the Twins. He then signed with the White Sox who converted him...
In another sign they are entering a rebuilding phase, the Chicago White Sox traded closer Sergio Santos to the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday for 22-year-old right-handed pitcher Nestor Molina.
The White Sox traded Sergio Santos to the Blue Jays for prospect Nestor Molina today. It was a bold move, not only because of the particulars of the trade, but because of the implications. For a hyper-competitive General Manager like Kenny Williams, it must be hard to admit that itâ€™s time for a rebuild. At least he seems comfortable with it.
The trade at first seems like a head...
The Toronto Blue Jays acquired closer Sergio Santos from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for pitching prospect Nestor Molina.
Santos, in his first season as a closer, piled up 30 saves to go with a 4-5 record and 3.55 ERA in 63 appearances last season.
The 28-year-old righthander made 56 appearances in 2010, logging a 2-2 record in 2.96 ERA.
Molina, who will turn 23 next month...
DALLAS, Texas-- The Chicago White Sox traded closer Sergio Santos to the Toronto Blue Jays for minor league pitcher Nestor Molina Tuesday. Scout.com's MLB Expert Frankie Piliere joins Erin Hartigan to discuss the reaction around the Winter Meetings, and evaluate what Molina will bring to the Chicago organization.
DALLAS, Texas -- There are some deals where both teams are likely to come away happy. Sergio Santos for Nestor Molina could be one of those deals in the short term. However, if there's going to be a long term winner in the trade it just may be the Chicago White Sox.