Originally written on We Should Be GM's  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Getting’ Wiggy With It?[Sorry ‘bout that sub-title. It’ll never happen again.]I like this move for the Phils. It give them short-term insurance for Howard at first and long-term they get a serviceable alternative to Polanco/LF a few times a week and then a more than serviceable RH bat off of the bench. Also, remember when the guy from Yahoo!!!!! tried to steal our “Howard?” From the "Closing Time" blog by Scott Pianowski in April 2010 – “Ty Wigginton(notes) gave us the Wiggy Hat Trick on Monday, a homer, an error and a strikeout.”If I was a Rockies fan, I think I would be a bit confused by Colorado giving away Wigginton AND $2 million dollars. Odds are, the Phils won’t give the Rox much in return… because they don’t have that much to give. The French reliever, maybe?A few articles on the interweb have speculated that the Rockies were searching for “salary relief.” Really? $2 milliion in salary + some cash or PTBN is relief.This is just another example of how the economics in baseba
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