Originally Posted by LexingtonRedsFan
Wasnt the last high profile player claimed during waivers randy myers? Seems I remember san diego (??) claiming him to prevent him going to another contender.
I'm pretty sure the Yankees claimed either Canseco or Mondesi to keep him from Boston just a few years ago, and ended up stuck with his bloated salary and complete uselessness in the field. I recall a lot of Yankee fans screaming and complaining about that.