Thursday, November 04, 1999
Bidding line on Griffey
Why trade? Griffey could offer more star power for superstation TBS and might be the one piece Braves need to winr the World Series.
Trade fodder: For starters, fabulous CF Andruw Jones and top OF prospect George Lombard, RHPs Kevin Millwood and Kevin McGlinchy. Maybe even Mets-baiter John Rocker.
Why not trade? Atlanta won 103 games and already averages 40,554 per game in attendance.
Why trade? Mets have fans' attention after stirring playoff run, and still have to compete for New York's attention with Yankees.
Trade fodder: Young OFs Roger Cedeno, Benny Agbayani and Melvin Mota and RHP Octavio Dotel showed great promise.
Why not trade? Can't afford to gut team for one-year rental of Griffey. Might prefer to wait a year for Alex Rodriguez.
Why trade? You don't if it's Juan Gonzalez, but this is the Cincinnati kid.
What can they offer? OFs Mike Cameron and Dmitri Young, minor-league SS Travis Dawkins, either RHP Scott Williamson or Danny Graves.
Why not trade? Rebuilding program reaped dividends years ahead of expectations last season. Why pull plug?
Why trade? Three straight playoff disappointments.
What can they offer? OFs Lance Berkman, Richard Hidalgo, Moises Alou, Glenn Barker; RHP Scott Elarton.
Why not trade? Try to make one more run with current cast before Jeff Bagwell and Craig Biggio become free agents.
Yankees: Big winners with deep pockets, but Junior said he'd never play there because he wasn't allowed to play on field as youngster.
Indians: How about a straight-up trade for potential free agents Manny Ramirez for Junior?
Orioles: Interested in a 37-homer, 117-RBI outfielder? Even if it's Albert Belle?
Marlins: They're in Florida, but they won't win anytime soon, and Junior can nix any deal.
Devil Rays: Ditto.
Field odds: 20-1
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