One obvious target continues to be Chad Cordero of the Nationals. Washington GM Jim Bowden is a known fan of Wily Mo Peña, and perhaps could be enticed into dealing Cordero if the Sox throw in one of their young power arms, a list that includes Edgar Martinez.
(Gordon Edes via Boston dot com, 12/16/2006)
He Wil(y). Jimbo's man crush will get the best of him.
Bet the house on it: Bowden will work out a Chief-for-Wily Mo Peña (and a young arm or 2) deal with the Red Sox.
Deal makes sense for both sides: Sox need a closer, and dealing Cordero fits in with Stan's Plan for the 2007 N-AAA-tionals. Because, you know, it has to get much, much worse before it gets better.
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