Owner Peter Magowan desperately wants to win a World Series. Landing Rodriguez
would certainly help make up for San Francisco's inability to develop
positional talent. Odds to go: 12--1
They've been looking for a power hitter while all but holding tryouts at third
base. A-Rod would be a good fit in this glitzy city too. Odds to go: 15--1
If Mark Cuban or Jerry Colangelo buys the Cubs, either one will do whatever it
takes to win. However, there's no guarantee as to who will get the team. Even
though Lou Piniella's his buddy, Rodriguez won't choose the Cubs based on
liking the manager. Odds to go: 25-1
7. White Sox.
Owner Jerry Reinsdorf is close to A-Rod but has seemed to swear off mega-deals
since erring on Albert Belle. Odds to go: 75--1.
They were A-Rod's first choice when he was a free agent last time. Now the Mets
are covered on the left side with Jose Reyes at short and David Wright at
third. Odds to go: 150--1.
Despite whispers that his former teams, Texas and Seattle, may be interested,
one major league official says that Hicks "has learned his lesson" and
Seattle is too far from A-Rod's hometown of Miami, not to mention the action.
The Diamondbacks, Indians and Phillies were among the teams that made surprise
calls to the Yankees in attempts to trade for him last winter. Odds to go:
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