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Trade Target — Gavin Floyd

Trade Target — Gavin Floyd

Continuing in our periodic look at potential trade targets that have been reported by other media sources, let's turn our attention to a recent piece by Ken Rosenthal for Fox Sports.  In this post, Rosenthal discusses how the White Sox are receiving a lot of interest on two of their top pitchers -- John Danks and Gavin Floyd.  Within the piece, Rosenthal has this specific quote:
Floyd, who turns 29 on Jan. 27, is not as accomplished as Danks and lacks the left-hander’s upside, but his price is right. Even a low-revenue club such as the Pirates could afford Floyd’s salaries in 2012 and ’13, and fit him nicely into the middle of their rotation.
Gavin Floyd would be a great "transitional piece" for the Pirates.  The right-hander's contract is $7 million in 2012, with a $9.5 million team opt...

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