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Bartlett trade finally finished

Posted on: December 17, 2010 6:32 pm
 
It's been nine days since the Padres and Rays reached agreement on a deal that would send shortstop Jason Bartlett to San Diego, but the agreement never became official, with reports of a holdup possibly involving the physical exam of one of the players going to the Rays.

Well, whatever it was has been worked out, and the deal is done. It's a bit different that the originally reported trade, which would have sent Bartlett to the Padres for pitchers Adam Russell and Cesar Ramos. All that is still true, but now the Rays are adding a player to be named later and the Padres are adding two more players: Double-A right-hander Brandon Gomes and Class A middle infielder Cole Figueroa.

-- David Andriesen

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Comments

Since: Jun 17, 2008
Posted on: December 17, 2010 11:22 pm
 

Bartlett trade finally finished

Bartlett has been in the majors 7 years and has hit more than 10 HRs exactly once. That was 14 HRs, in 2009, with 500 ABs. And in no other year has he hit more than 5 HRs. More. Than. Five. Once in seven years.

Man, you are making me laugh out loud. Bartlett will only need about a 1200 ABs next year to get you your 20 HRs in Petco.



Since: Jul 29, 2009
Posted on: December 17, 2010 8:15 pm
 

Bartlett trade finally finished

love bartlett
solid player
can hit at top of lineup and go 20/20 when healthy.
not sure what they are giving up i trust Jed


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