Saturday, July 30, 2005

Winn Traded....and Olivo....and Villone

Randy Winn has been traded to the San Francisco Giants for Jesse Fopert and Yorvit Torrealba.

We'll get more details later, but Fopert was a top pitching prospect before Tommy John surgery. He's a young arm, so we'll see. Torrealba is a backup catcher.


Miguel Olivio traded to the San Diego Padres for catcher Miguel Ojeda and reliever Nathanel Mateo.

So far, I think Bavasi has done pretty well. We'll give a more detailed reaction after all the dust has settled.

The Mariners have dealt Ron Villone to Florida for Yorman Bazardo and Mike Flannery.

My general thought at this point is that Bavasi is building an army. Getting rid of Villone's contract is impressive.


  1. is Jesse Fopert another Gil Meche?

  2. now the traded villone to the marlins

  3. maaah2:16 PM

    Yuniesky, Yorvit and Yorman??!!
    what is going on here...sounds like bavasi's army is the russian army

  4. Well, the Russians were pretty powerful weren't they?

  5. well, if nothing else...the lineup will sound formidable. should be fun to get to know all of the new faces.


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