Recently over at Bronx Baseball Daily, Dan took a look at Josh Willingham. The idea of Willingham in the Bronx intruiges me, so I reached out to the Washington Nationals SB Nation Blog, Federal Baseball, main writer, Edward Chigliak. Here is the interview, along with some extra commentary:
The main problems with Willingham are pretty obvious. The 30-year old is to be paid $4.6 million in 2010. The Yankees may be able to get Johnny Damon for less than that. The former catcher turned left fielder does have some upside to him, but it is mostly in non-important stats like away-batting average and indoor hitting. Willingham hit .300 vs. lefties last season, but only .265 career vs. lefties. Personally, I would not do it. If it was for ONLY Corona and Mitre? Yes. If it was for Nova, Corona, and Mitre? No. Thoughts?
UPDATE: 3:03 PM: Check here to see if the Federal Baseball readers would accept my trade offer.