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Fire Up the Hot Stove
Joe Sheehan, Baseball Prospectus
November 05, 2007
Even with A-Rod, the free-agent class is thin, which means this winter's trade talk could be scorching
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November 05, 2007

Fire Up The Hot Stove

Even with A-Rod, the free-agent class is thin, which means this winter's trade talk could be scorching

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Rather than move Peralta to second or third base to make room for Asdrubal Cabrera, Cleveland should trade him near the peak of his value for a much-needed corner-outfielder bat. The Cubs made do with fan fave Ryan Theriot at short this year, but Peralta, 25, is a clear upgrade. His below-average defense with the Tribe wouldn't be as much of a liability with the Cubs' high-strikeout, fly ball staff.

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