Originally Posted by schroomytunes
I may be wrong but I think this signing is to make Freel more of a commodity on the trade market. His salary is now locked up for 2 more seasons, and he is a super-sub. I think if we add another low level prospect, or a bullpen arm, we could probably land a RH bat that we desperatly need.
No can do. IMO once Denorfia went down the flexibilty to trade Freel to shore up another spot was lost.