I despise you, Ken Rosenthal. Even if you’re right.
The Yankees could move Cano. The Marlins could trade Dan Uggla. The free-agent class will include Orlando Hudson. But the Orioles’ Brian Roberts, a switch-hitting leadoff man, still would be a unique commodity in a crowded second-base market.
A large number of teams could seek to upgrade at second, including the Diamondbacks, Cubs, Padres, Dodgers, Mets, Cardinals, Indians and White Sox. Several of those clubs have long coveted Roberts.
Meanwhile, Sisyphus started pushing that boulder up a cliff again.