A Voice of Reason: The Alberto Callaspo Trade Rumors

Posted: 10th November 2009 by Josh Duggan in MLB
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Sunday night, Bob Dutton reported that the Royals are rumored to be interested in shipping Alberto Callaspo to the Los Angeles Dodgers for 28-year-old (29 in April) catcher A.J. Ellis.á Seeing as though Ellis has worked his way up to a grand total of 13 plate appearances in two September call-ups at that advanced an age, it is hard to get overly excited about the prospect of this deal. It is that exact lack of excitement that has permeated the Royals blogosphere in the last day-and-a-half. Now, if a deal were to be completed consisting solely of Alberto Callaspo and A.J. Ellis, then the Royals will unequivocally have been taken to the cleaners.á The thing is, I really can't imagine that Dayton Moore would pull the trigger on a deal in which the Royals only net a soon to be 29 ...

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