First the hard part. Billy Butler to the Rays for: RHP James Shields RHP Chris Archer (A) OF Prospect Drew Vettleson Next Trade is Tim Collins and Monty to the Reds for: RHP JJ Hoover Next is FA time we sign two guys: RHP Brandon McCarthy 3 year 20 mil. C AJ Pierzenski 2 year 15 mil. 2013 CF Cain SS Escobar LF Gordon C Perez DH Pierzenski/ Frenchy RF Myers 3B Moose 2B Getz/ 1B Hosmer #1 Shields #2 McCarthy #3 Archer #4 Hoover #5 Odorizzi Line up gives up options at DH and C, also allows Dyson more pinch running options. Billy would be missed, but this starting five would be nice, and payroll would be around $70.
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