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any truth to this?

Among the high-profile players likely to be available on the trade market this summer is Oakland A's pitcher Barry Zito.

Interestingly, the former Cy Young winner was a major part of the recent negotiations between ex-Toronto star Carlos Delgado and the Florida Marlins. The Marlins said they couldn't match the two perks offered to Delgado by the Mets -- hotel suites on the road and a no-trade clause -- but they promised Delgado's agent, David Sloane, they would reserve enough money in their budget to pursue Zito in the summer in the likelihood that he becomes available. It was that commitment to winning, as well as a $12-million option for Delgado for a fifth year, that clinched the deal.
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I thought Barry was the one the A's were keeping.....any have input on this??

by the way....delgado being overpayed now and he never was a good first basemen. He's a DH.

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