Originally written on WHYGAVS?  |  Last updated 11/17/14
Neal Huntington joined with Brian Cashman and Theo Epstein (I know!) this weekend at Buster Olney's "Going to Bat for Vermont Farmers" benefit to help the region recover from Hurricane Irene, and Jed from Sox Detox was there to chronicle the event. He wrote that Huntington, who's inclusion probably stems from the fact that he's a New Hampshire native, held his own pretty well with the big-market guys and in a brief chat with him afterwards discussed everything from trading Joel Hanrahan to Rod Barajas to Pedro Alvarez to Starling Marte to pitcher development. It's definitely worth your time to check out both links. Ryan Doumit reportedly turned down a 1-year/$3 million offer from the Dodgers over the weekend. That's quite a bit less than the Pirates would've owed him on his team option and even less than the Pirates are paying Rod Barajas, so it's possible that quite a few clubs have downgraded Doumit due to his poor defense behind the plate and inability to stay healthy. Jerry Cras...
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