Found November 07, 2011 on
Josh Willingham was selected as the A's Player of the Year by MLB.com while Gio Gonzalez (Pitcher of the Year) and Jemile Weeks (Breakout Player of the Year) were also honored.
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Throughout the 2011 season I took a look at trade values for various players, looking both at the internal options that the Pittsburgh Pirates had to trade, and the external options that they could pursue. With all of the talk about Gio Gonzalez being available by the Oakland Athletics, I figured I would revisit the series and see what the trade value would be for the left hander...
Grant Green of the Oakland Athletics joins FOX Sports/Scout.com Field Reporter Inna Lazarev to discuss his experience at the Arizona Fall League, his transition from shortstop to centerfield, and more.
Some of you have reference the piece in the comments already, but over at the Enquirer, John Fay decided to play GM. The moves he suggests basically boil down to this:
1. Thank CoCo Cordero and tell him you won’t be making any more offers.
2. Sign Josh Willingham to play LF.
3. Package Yonder Alonso to get some reliable starting pitching.
4. Make Brad Boxberger the closer.