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MLB Trade Rumors:
A week ago, Jon Heyman reported that the Yankees were unwilling to trade Manny Banuelos or Jesus Montero for White Sox lefty John Danks. The newly-minted CBS Sports scribe now tweets that the White Sox asked for two of Montero, Banuelos, or Dellin Betances, and the Yankees might give up one in a package.
It's easy to see why the Yankees have resisted so far, as Danks is only under team control for one year. He'll certainly be motivated with free agency on the horizon, and he would be just 27 years old on the open market. If Danks can put up 32 starts with a sub-4.00 ERA, as was his custom prior to 2011, I think he'll be able to top four years and $50MM. Edwin Jackson's upcoming contract may set the bar.
One executive told ESPN's Buster Olney during the Winter Meetings that the White Sox sought a "Ubaldo Jimenez" package for Danks, which would be hard to defend since Jimenez came with two-plus years of cost certainty. In addition to the Ya...
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The Boston Red Sox are definitely looking to improve their starting rotation for 2012 and according to Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald they are interest in pitchers John Danks, Gavin Floyd, Gio Gonzalez and Wandy Rodriguez.
All of those pitchers are available for trades. Floyd, Danks and Gonzalez would probably cost the Red Sox top prospects, but to land Rodriguez, the team...
Beat reporter Scott Merkin answers fans' questions about the White Sox bullpen and possible trades they could swing this offseason.
The Chicago White Sox have until 11 p.m. Monday to tender contracts to all of their unsigned players.