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FOXSports.com senior MLB writer Ken Rosenthal talks about the Oakland A's proposed trade for Matt Holliday and why the Colorado Rockies would deal Holliday now.
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A lot of people be shot at the need -- position to acquire Matt Holliday. Eight million dollars for next season. But at the airport last week is unique position. They could enter the 2009 he's in with a payroll of forty. Or as high as -- -- in there active on other -- as well. The are one of the many teams targeting free agent shortstop -- appeal for calm. And what you're seeing now is the result of all the trade that they -- in the past eighteen to 24 month. In which state -- payroll and gather prospect. Now we're able to go the other way built back up again. Clearly they are intent on competing in 2009. The regular -- or trading Matt Holliday because you know they can not sign him long term. Holidays of free agent after next season. Sure there by scout or. Everyone knows Scott Boras client to not agreed to extensions of worthy become free agent. The rocket that -- -- Matt Holliday but basically got them nowhere. And now they're trying to do was get the best possible -- unique and borders are left fielder. And don't be surprised that they would be the third baseman Garrett Atkins as well.