FanPost

Could Andre Ethier be a realistic trade possibility?

Hello everyone,

Just reading this rumor from the LA Times here that the Dodgers may consider parting with OF Andre Ethier for a mid-level pitcher.

I wonder if RHP Sean Smith would have sufficed/will suffice (if he's not traded for Carroll.)  If not (and I admit, Smith probably wouldn't be enough,) would trading someone like Lee and a minor prospect do it?  What if you substituted Sowers or Laffey in place of Lee (though I'd prefer dealing Lee if possible)?

I'm not entirely sure of Ethier's control rights, but I'd think that his first full season was in 2006 that he would be under team control for at least another 2-3 seasons (could be wrong on that.)  Plus, he seems to have decent power and will only be 26 in early April.  He probably also wouldn't cost as much as Bay and would add another LH hitter to the lineup (though that would take away from Dellucci's ABs - would it be possible to include Dellucci in the trade along with Lee, maybe for Ethier and a lower-level prospect?)

You can see his stats here.

Just a random thought that came to me when I read that piece - sorry if the Ethier idea has been mentioned before.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Let's Go Tribe

You must be a member of Let's Go Tribe to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Let's Go Tribe. You should read them.

Join Let's Go Tribe

You must be a member of Let's Go Tribe to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Let's Go Tribe. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker