Lyle Overbay: What’s His Trade Market?

Posted: 19th December 2009 by Adam Bernacchio in MLB
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Now that the big four-team trade between the Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners, Toronto Blue Jays, and Oakland AÆs is officially completed, itÆs time to take a look at some of the fallout from the trade. One of the players moved in the trade was 1B/3B Brett Wallace from Oakland to Toronto. While Wallace came up in the St. Louis CardinalsÆ organization as a third baseman, he is widely viewed as a first baseman in the future. With Wallace seemingly ready to take over the first base duties in Toronto, it means current first baseman Lyle Overbay might be out of a job. With just one year remaining on his contract and the Blue Jays in complete rebuilding mode, Overbay seems like a prime trade candidate either this offseason or during the regular season. That being said (cue Larry David ...

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Lyle Overbay: What’s His Trade Market?

Posted: 19th December 2009 by Adam Bernacchio in MLB
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Now that the big four-team trade between the Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners, Toronto Blue Jays, and Oakland AÆs is officially completed, itÆs time to take a look at some of the fallout from the trade. One of the players moved in the trade was 1B/3B Brett Wallace from Oakland to Toronto. While Wallace came up in the St. Louis CardinalsÆ organization as a third baseman, he is widely viewed as a first baseman in the future. With Wallace seemingly ready to take over the first base duties in Toronto, it means current first baseman Lyle Overbay might be out of a job. With just one year remaining on his contract and the Blue Jays in complete rebuilding mode, Overbay seems like a prime trade candidate either this offseason or during the regular season. That being said (cue Larry David ...

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Article written by Adam Bernacchio

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