• DeJesus is just all right: The Royals would seem more likely to trade a relief pitcher or two than a position player before the deadline. But one Royals regular about whom we're starting to hear other teams speculate is center fielder David DeJesus. GM Dayton Moore told Rumblings that at this stage in the Royals' development, "we'll evaluate anything." But though Moore won't talk specifically about any potential deal, he did say, "David DeJesus is a guy you can win with." Also, DeJesus' contract is so club-friendly (with salaries of $3.6 million, $4.7 million and $6 million through 2011), the Royals would need to get a spectacular offer to persuade them to move one of their more consistent players.
Sounds like a lot of teams are interested in him, but it would take a really great deal to get DM to trade one of his better bats. Not sure we can afford to part with one of our only decent bats. Sounds like DM wants to trade arms instead.