Now things really get crazy. We're in the Sweet Sixteen and while there were some big early upsets, things have settled down a bit. The only Cindarella story is the Ryan Freel acquisition. Who knew? But I think it is almost midnight for Freel as he's about to hit the juggernauts of Willie Bloomquist's two-year deal and Jose Guillen's three-year mega-contract. From this point on in the tourney, there are no gimmes. Every matchup is going to be tough. When you've got this much incompetence to choose from, anyone can win.
#1 Jose Guillen signs a three-year contract vs. #5 Sidney Ponson signs a minor league deal and is eventually promoted to KC
#3 Willie Bloomquist signs a two-year contract vs. #10 Ryan Freel acquired
#1 David DeJesus is traded for Vin Mazzaro and Justin Marks vs. #4 Rick Ankiel is signed to a one-year deal plus a mutual option
#6 John Buck is non-tendered vs. #2 Kyle Farnsworth is signed to a two-year contract
#1 Dan Cortes and Derrick Saito traded for Yuniesky Betancourt and cash vs. #5 Jeff Keppinger traded for Russ Haltiwanger
#3 Ross Gload signs a two-year contract extension vs. #2 Leo Nunez traded for Mike Jacobs
#1 Jason Kendall signed to a two-year contract vs. #4 Jeff Francoeur signed to a one-year contract plus mutual option
#3 J.P. Howell traded for Joey Gathright vs. #2 Yasuhiko Yabuta signed to a two-year contract
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