Good morning, everybody.
I'm still pretty baffled by the Josh Donaldson trade that came down last night. I'm skeptical about Donaldson's ability to keep performing close to what he has done the past couple of years, and I think Brett Lawrie has the ability to be better than what we've seen the past two years, but still...it just seems like the overall return for Donaldson was pretty light.
Meanwhile, the A's are supposedly talking to the Braves about Justin Upton and Evan Gattis.
Calvin Watkins continued his countdown of the top Rangers prospects with Jorge Alfaro at #2 and Joey Gallo at #1.
The DMN has details on how much Aaron Poreda and Miles Mikolas will make playing in Japan in 2015.
The DMN also has a list of the 10 worst free agent signings Jon Daniels has made since becoming general manager.
And Odubel Herrera is continuing to hit in the Venezuelan Winter League, putting up a .389 average.