This article, posted on MLB Trade Rumors, suggests that Texas might have an interest in Arrietta or Britton. Would you be willing to trade either of those two for 3B Mike Olt? Olt is considered an above average defender with plus power and a high OBA. http://www.baseball-reference.com/minor ... t---001mic While he's had a rough spring, I would like to point out that he is just 23 and has yet to play above AA. We don't have a clear solution for 3B in the high minors nor do we have one for 1B where Olt can also play. At some point we will have to trade pitching for position players and I doubt that this kind of quality prospect will be available very often.
I would prefer to keep Britton because he is a LH AND he is a ground ball pitcher which makes him much more valuable in Camden Yards. What do you think and WHY?
Rangers Searching For Starting Pitcher
By Zach Links [March 17, 2013 at 11:10am CST]
The Rangers are scanning the market for a starting pitcher, officials on other teams have told Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. The Rangers have kept in contact with free agent pitcher Kyle Lohse and have also been linked to Tigers starter Rick Porcello.
Heyman points out that other starters that could be available include Aaron Harang, Chris Capuano and Ted Lilly of the Dodgers, Bud Norris of the Astros, and possibly Jake Arrieta and Zach Britton of the Orioles.
http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2013/03/r ... tcher.html