Sizing up the Santana market

  • Updated: November 26, 2007 - 9:53 PM

Staff writer Joe Christensen takes a closer look at what the Twins could get for Johan Santana from the likely suitors.

NEW YORK YANKEES

Dream trade: Twins get 2B Robinson Cano and RHP Joba Chamberlain.

Reality: Cano and Chamberlain are virtual untouchables.

More obtainable: CF Melky Cabrera and RHP Phil Hughes or RHP Ian Kennedy.

NEW YORK METS

Dream trade: Twins get SS Jose Reyes and OF Fernando Martinez.

Reality: Reyes and Martinez are untouchable, as is 3B David Wright.

More obtainable: OF Carlos Gomez or OF Lastings Milledge and RHP Kevin Mulvey.

BOSTON RED SOX

Dream trade: Twins get CF Jacoby Ellsbury and LHP Jon Lester or RHP Clay Buchholz.

Reality: The Red Sox don't need Santana as much as the other teams on this list.

More obtainable: CF Coco Crisp and Lester or Buchholz.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS

Dream trade: Twins get CF Matt Kemp, 3B Andy LaRoche and RHP Chad Billingsley.

Reality: The Dodgers are much more interested in upgrading their offense.

More obtainable: LaRoche and Billingsley or LHP Clayton Kershaw.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS

Dream trade: Twins get CF Gary Matthews Jr., 3B Brandon Wood and RHP Nick Adenhart.

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Atlanta - A. Wood 12:05 PM
Philadelphia - A. Burnett
Cleveland - D. Salazar 12:08 PM
Detroit - J. Verlander
Toronto - R. Dickey 12:10 PM
Minnesota - K. Gibson
Seattle - E. Ramirez 1:05 PM
Texas - T. Scheppers
Los Angeles - H. Ryu 2:45 PM
San Francisco - M. Bumgarner
Colorado - F. Morales 5:40 PM
San Diego - I. Kennedy
St. Louis - A. Wainwright 6:05 PM
Washington - T. Jordan
Milwaukee - Y. Gallardo 6:05 PM
Pittsburgh - E. Volquez
NY Yankees - C. Sabathia 6:10 PM
Tampa Bay - D. Price
Toronto - D. McGowan 6:10 PM
Minnesota - M. Pelfrey
Boston - J. Lester 7:10 PM
Chicago WSox - C. Sale
Kansas City - J. Shields 7:10 PM
Houston - S. Feldman
Philadelphia 6:00 PM
NY Rangers
Chicago 7:00 PM
St. Louis
Minnesota 8:30 PM
Colorado
Los Angeles 9:30 PM
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