It's fitting that Matt Holiday plays left field since this deal came out of nowhere. Billy Beane gets Holliday for who knows what. The implication is that the brilliant GM thinks his club can contend in 2009. That or Holliday will be dealt again for the next Dan Haren who will eventually be dealt for the next Jack Cust and so on. Thee hot stove season has officially started!
Holliday to the A’s
Edit: Jon Heyman at cnnsi.com broke the story but I'm having a difficult time linking for whatever reason right now.
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