Halosphere Roll Call:
Garland's upside, despite being only 28, is pretty limited.
The Chronicler has the line of the day:
it appears that major league baseball teams have the ability to exchange players with other teams. Did you know this?
Chone Smith on Garland:
He's not going to contend for a Cy Young, but should give us 200 innings of about league average pitching.
Joe Florkowski on Cabrera:
He was also a good glue guy in the clubhouse and is a good friend to Vladimir Guerrero.
Bill "Shredder" Seitz:
... they're better right now than they were yesterday. The rotation is deeper, and I think Maicer Izturis could, health permitting, play 145 games at shortstop...
I don't understand this trade unless Arte Moreno caught OC in bed with his wife.
My take: I will miss OC, but the future looks bright ahead.