Originally posted on All Things Rockies  |  Last updated 11/15/11
MILWAUKEE – There’s no gray area with free agent Grady Sizemore. He’s either the best bargain or the worst signing. It has everything to do with his health. Sizemore has been involved in five surgeries over the last three years (two sports hernias, left knee, right knee, left elbow). That’s great for a doctor, but not for a center fielder. But the Rockies have examined his medical records and believe he’s worth the risk on a one-year deal (It will likely take between $5-$6 million given the competition). In fact, the Post has learned the Rockies expect to watch him work out in the coming days. Sizemore lives in the Phoenix-area, so it’s possible he could audition at Colorado’s spring training facility in Scottsdale. The Rockies would have to create a spot for Sizemore by trading Seth Smith. Smith has been offered to the Braves for 2B/3B Martin Prado. The Tigers have countered with outfielder Delmon Young, a deal that is picking up steam, according to ESPN.com’s Jim Bowden. Talking ...
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