After the Loaiza deal, Beane sets off a powder keg at the winter meetings.
Oak trades: Zito, DJ, Jairo, a couple Hatteberg t-shirts, and another prospect. They get from Boston: Manny, Youk, Ted Williams' Head, and Cash.
Then Boston trades: Clement to Milwaukee for Lyle Overbay.
Yankess counter by trading for Juan Pierre by promising Cashman's first born and Bubba Crosby. Surprsingly, they are the same thing
And Nats sign Furcal and AJ Burnett, but noone really cares.
Pirates sign Kerry Lightenberg.
The Pirates win the World Series. Graham Koonce hits the game winning home run.