Outfielders Ryan Braun of Milwaukee, Giancarlo Stanton of Miami and Adam Jones of Baltimore and Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey headline the United States' provisional roster for the upcoming World Baseball Classic.
In the debut of "Buster's Crossroads," Buster Olney writes that the New York Mets have to make a decision on the future of third baseman David Wright. Can the Mets afford to pay him, or should they trade their franchise player?
Buster Olney writes that as Jose Reyes signs with the Miami Marlins, the New York Mets must decide what to do with their other assets, like third baseman David Wright. It would make sense for the Mets to now listen to trade offers on Wright.
Teams seem convinced that David Wright isn't quite the same after getting beaned in the head last summer, and they've all taken to pitching him inside. The results seem to be working, which means it's on Wright to adjust. Plus, Torre back in New York?
It's time to take stock of those players in the 2009 season who are giving their teams full bang for their buck and then some, as opposed to those players who are delivering a lot less than you expect for what it took to bring them in.