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Dodgers Need to Trade Andruw Jones

***This is a special farce written by site contributor Alex Ubeda***

After being benched for three days in a row, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andruw Jones and his agent Scott Boras asked for a trade and the Dodgers responded. The Dodgers are sending Andruw Jones and his $36 million contract to the A’s for 22-year-old outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. (I WISH THIS WOULD HAPPEN)

Jones and his agent felt a fresh start would help the struggling former All-Star outfielder get his groove back. Boras said the fact that Oakland is a West Coast team was one of the main reason Jones agreed to waive his no-trade clause. Boras also liked the fact that Jones would be able to start and play center field on a daily basis. He also stated that the young players in the A’s organization would benefit from his arrival and could learn a few things from Jones.

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The Duplicity of J.D. Drew: Is He Nancy Drew, or Drewwww?

**This is a special feature written by site contributor Alex Ubeda***

After the first half of the season last year, J.D. Drew was commonly known by Boston Red Sox fans as “Nancy Drew.” He earned the nickname once Boston fans witnessed for themselves what the Cardinals, Braves, and Dodgers fans already knew — Drew is fragile.

Before the Break, Drew had already missed games due to injuries and had a total of just six home runs while batting a low .258. During his 11 year career, Drew has been in and out of the D.L. with mainly wrist, knee, and hamstring injuries. When New York fans heard the Red Sox had signed Drew, they were so happy they started a pool in which participants could choose “When J.D. Drew will go down?” or “How long will J.D. Drew will be out?” The Red Sox took the initiative and added extra padding on the right field wall in front of the bullpen, mainly for his safety.

Drew was joining the team after signing a $70 million, five-year contract in the offseason and was taking over the spot in right for fan favorite Trot Nixon. Sox fans who were used to seeing Nixon run into the right field wall now saw J.D. Drew trying to avoid it. It also didn’t help that Drew started the season off slowly with his slump only worsening as the year went on. Drew pretty much would either ground out or pop-out, resulting in Boston fans booing him and chanting “NANCY DREW” as a jeer.

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