Found November 16, 2011 on All Things Rockies:
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MILWAUKEE – The Pfister lobby became Bizarro World today. Reporters chased after Oakland general manager Billy Beane, and several were staking out Miami owner Jeffrey Loria. No clamor for the Yankees? Or the Red Sox? Beane was a target of the Japanese media needing its daily fix on Hideki Matsui’s future. Loria is Steinbrenner Lite, bidding on top free agents Albert Pujols, Jose Reyes and Mark Buehrle. Where does that leave the Rockies? They are quietly being aggressive in trade talks and their pursuit of free agent starter Roy Oswalt. Let’s start with Oswalt. The Rockies had a constructive meeting with his agent. Their interest goes beyond the courtesy call. “They have a shot,’’ agent Bob Garber said, indicating that his client would consider the Rockies. Oswalt is in line to receive a two-year deal in the $30-million range based on what agents and executives are saying. The Rockies can afford that, though they’d like to move Ty Wigginton first. Oswalt, however, is in no rus...
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