Around the Majors: Trade rumorby Lee Sinins
February 04, 2005
1) According to the Denver Post, the Rockies and Devil Rays are again having trade talks about Charles Johnson, with Johnson dropping his demand for a contract extension as a condition of waiving his no trade clause.
2) Dodgers P Darren Dreifort will have shoulder surgery on February 15. It will be his 4th surgery since September.
Dreifort is expected to miss the entire 2005 season. He has a 4.36 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.41, and -26 RSAA in 274 games, including a 4.44 ERA/-2 RSAA in 60 games in 2004.
3) According to the NY Post, the Yankees are interested in free agent P Ramiro Mendoza.
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