Found October 11, 2011 on NBC Bay Area:
The offseason's here and that means over the course of the next few months we'll be dealing with plenty of speculation, random rumors and the like. For instance, the seemingly throwaway line from Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe on the likelihood of Yankees ace CC Sabathia opting out of his current contract. "There is growing sentiment that he will [opt out]," Cafardo writes. "Where would he go? The usual suspects would be the Red Sox, Angels, Dodgers, Giants, and Tigers." WUT? But, no, really, what? The Giants are "usual suspects" when it comes to chasing one of the four-best lefthanders (Clayton Kershaw, Cliff Lee and David Price are the others in the mix, in my humble opinion) in baseball right now? For the record, Sabathia would be an outstanding addition to nearly any team in baseball, even if he'll be 32 halfway through the 2012 season, is a bit out of shape and is absolutely looking for one more, big-time max contract that might not b...
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