Trading Places?

Trading Places?

Dave Roberts to Boston; David Wells to San Diego

(Roberts: Boston Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis | Wells: Getty Images Photo / Donald Miralle)

The Sox Could Steal Dave Roberts Back from San Diego
in a Trade for David Wells


Extra Bases Blog New GM Candidate Interviews:
Braves' Dayton Moore Interview Set
Twins' Krivsky's Turn is Coming

Good GM Candidates Dropping Out Like Flies
First Antonetti, Now Tony LaCava

"Tony LaCava, the Blue Jays director of player personnel, is 44 years old and considered one of the rising front office stars in baseball. Yet he has informed the Boston Red Sox that he does not want to interview for their general manager's opening, after passing a similar message on to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Blue Jays G.M. J.P. Ricciardi granted the Red Sox permission to speak to LaCava on Tuesday at the G.M.'s meetings in Indian Wells, Calif., and LaCava took the night to think it over after heart to heart discussions with both Ricciardi and Oakland Athletics G.M. Billy Beane. 'I might be the dumbest guy in baseball, but I have a great situation with the Blue Jays - it's the best job I've ever had,' LaCava said in a telephone interview Wednesday afternoon. 'It (the Red Sox) job would be a great challenge. To be able to work with that payroll? But just as I did with the Devil Rays, I didn't want to go through the process of interviewing knowing I wanted to stay here.'" -- 11.9 Jeff Blair, Toronto Globe and Mail

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

Boston Globe:

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Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson

ProJo:

Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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