Bill Lajoie, special assistant to Red Sox G.M. Theo Epstein,
attended the Mets-Phillies series last weekend, fueling talk that
Boston is looking to trade Derek Lowe to Philadelphia for Kevin
The Marlins play 14 consecutive games against National League
East opponents, and if they fall out of contention for the
division title, they may trade free agents-to-be Armando Benitez
and Carl Pavano. Brad Penny, a free agent after 2005, could be
moved as well.
--Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel (7/19)
The Titans offered Eddie George [right] a new contract with a big
pay cut, but he has been unwilling to accept the deal.
The Nuggets have $2.3 million remaining under the salary cap, and
they plan to use the money on acquiring Timberwolves restricted
free agent Trenton Hassell.
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