The General Managers meetings begin today in Orlando, Fla. and Dan Duquette will initiate some talk on potential trades. He’ll also talk free agents, and perhaps discuss a contract extension for Matt Wieters with Scott Boras.
It appears that Boras and Wieters aren’t eager to agree on a contract extension with the Orioles. It’s still two years until Wieters can be a free agent, but according to some of the readers, the Orioles should think about trading Wieters now.
FoxSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal mentioned the idea in a weekend piece, and I think it’s one that shouldn’t be broached…yet.
With many star players negotiating extensions before free agency, the quality of the market hasn’t been terribly strong the last two winters. But, it elevates some of the secondary free agents into primary ones.
Are Shin-Soo Choo, Ervin Santana and Brian McCann worth five years and $100 million? But, they’re among the best players available.
If Wieters is on the market in 2015, he’ll have plenty o...