So many rumors. So. Many. Rumors.
— Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) July 31, 2013
NY Post’s Joel Sherman tweets that Reds are in on Lopez. Probably trying to prevent this: http://t.co/9IzPLGHauW
— Alex Pavlovic (@AlexPavlovic) July 31, 2013
So as long as the Reds are willing to pay the price of a MLB ready starting pitcher, they should be OK entering the conversation, and there’s absolutely no way the Giants kee–
Official from one team interested in Javier Lopez says #SFGiants have not lowered asking price. Possible they keep him.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 31, 2013
Oh, come on. Sure, against 71 batters in 2013, Lopez is .167/.232/.234 with a .213 wOBA against LHH, but he’s not going to get a qualifying offer, the team is eleven games out, this is a guy that if you’re not going to sell of, you better re-sign down the road. That could be the only way holding on to Lopez might be worth it. I think this would be the time to sell high, though. We shall see, less than 75 minutes left until the deadline.