Just yesterday I was writing that the Red Sox seemed to be throwing in the towel for the 2010 season, then they signed Lackey for 5 years and $85 million, and were linked to Mike Cameron and all of a sudden they look like a much better team. That's how the hot stove season goes.
In an amazing three way trade, Halladay got sent to Philadelphia, Cliff Lee got sent to Seattle, and a host of prospects are going to Toronto. With such big peices falling into place the only thing left to see is where Holliday and Bay end up playing. Its also going to be interesting to see what the Yankees do about adding another rotation piece and bringing back Damon.
As was mentioned yesterday, Matsui is headed to the Angels. I think that's a good move for him, and a good thing for us. We would have been paying a premium for his past performances with us, and it wouldn't have been the best budget decision to make. That being said, Matsui was a great player, and I'm happy that he was able to see a championship in pinstripes. We at the RJG wish him well with the Angels, and hope he chokes big time if he sees us in the post season next year. That's the New York fans way of saying we'll miss you.