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Could Yankees trade for Lowe?

Posted on: December 14, 2009 5:52 pm
 
Now that John Lackey is headed to the Red Sox, and now that Roy Halladay is headed to the Phillies, and now that Cliff Lee is headed to the Mariners, where does Derek Lowe go?

How about the Yankees?

The Yankees want a fourth starter to go with CC Sabathia, A.J. Burnett and Andy Pettitte, and they have hitters who could interest the Braves. The two teams have talked, and while it's not certain that a Lowe deal has been discussed, it would make sense.

Lowe also makes sense for the Angels, who have lost out on both Halladay and Lackey, their two top targets. Outfielder Juan Rivera would be "a nice start" to a package for Lowe, according to someone familiar with the two teams.

The Mariners have also shown interest in Lowe, but now that they are set to get Lee, they would seem to have less motivation to make a trade.

The Braves began the offseason exploring deals for either Lowe or Javier Vazquez, but sources said that they are now much more focused on dealing Lowe than Vazquez. Vazquez, in any case, would be a tough deal to make for the Angels, because of the pitcher's strong preference to stay on the East Coast.

The Braves are willing to pay some of Lowe's salary ($45 million over the next three years), depending on the players they get in the trade.
Category: MLB
Comments

Since: Dec 14, 2009
Posted on: December 14, 2009 7:34 pm
 

Could Yankees trade for Lowe?

please no thank you we dont need another 5 run pitcher! 



Since: Jul 24, 2009
Posted on: December 14, 2009 7:19 pm
 

Could Yankees trade for Lowe?

YoungLottRice is probably the biggest crybaby on this entire message board.  Its quite pathetic.




Since: Sep 8, 2006
Posted on: December 14, 2009 7:17 pm
 

Could Yankees trade for Lowe?

sounds like you got a bitter taste in your mouth whats the matter you must be a redsox lover   waaaaah     YANKS RULE SOX SUCK



Since: Apr 28, 2008
Posted on: December 14, 2009 7:11 pm
 

Could Yankees trade for Lowe?

how original...........................

........... you should see if CBS is in need of full time writers.




Since: Aug 17, 2009
Posted on: December 14, 2009 7:08 pm
 

Could Yankees trade for Lowe?

would rather somebody a little younger



Since: Apr 30, 2009
Posted on: December 14, 2009 6:50 pm
 

Could Yankees trade for Lowe?

Once again you rear your ugly head to say something so asine that it's really funny. When will you ever get over the crybaby blues? Crawl back into your hole until spring training and give the rest of us a break for just a few weeks please.





Since: Aug 20, 2006
Posted on: December 14, 2009 6:36 pm
 

Could Yankees trade for Lowe?

This would be a great move for the Yankees.  If nothing else, Derek Lowe eats up innings and with the run support he is likely to get with this lineup, he would be eating up a lot of innings which is less work on the bullpen.  His contract is also for another 3 years I believe which also works for the Yankees.  I'm sure there are plenty of bats the Yankees can ship to Atalanta to make this deal go down.   



Since: Dec 26, 2008
Posted on: December 14, 2009 6:34 pm
 

Could Yankees trade for Lowe?

Wow, for a team that has so many "homegrown" players, they seem to need a lot of help in free agency.

Or... the yankees fake championship has nothing to do with talent or ability, and everything to do with money. The yankees are just the Royals with money, nothing to be impressed with.



Since: Nov 6, 2009
Posted on: December 14, 2009 6:34 pm
 

Could Yankees trade for Lowe?

The braves aren't gonna trade Lowe for another pitcher.  We need a rh power bat that can play either 1st or right field and isn't under contract for more than two years.  We have Freeman and Heyward for those positions in the minors, they just need a little time.  Heyward should be up this year and Freeman next year or the year after at the latest.  Swisher's name has been thrown around a bit but I'm not sure how high the braves are on him now. 



Since: Jun 26, 2008
Posted on: December 14, 2009 6:18 pm
 

Could Yankees trade for Lowe?

Lowe is a consistent solid pitcher. WOuld be a great move for Yankees. I'd love to have him back as a 4 or 5 starter can't go wrong



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