The Baseball Desert

Friday, December 17, 2004

Have to admit, it's getting better

It looks like the Mariners are about make a(nother) huge splash in the free agent market: they have agreed terms with Adrian Beltre.

It would therefore appear that Paul in fact didn't get the 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle after all - rather, he got exactly what he wished for.

David Pinto says the deal
"may be the best free agent signing of the year. [...] Beltre is the rare free agent (like Roberto Alomar and Alex Rodriguez) who hits the market on the way up. A great job by the Mariners to acquire this youngster."