The Hot Stove continues to burn at near white hot levels on Tuesday. Here’s what’s up before noon:
Dodgers Trade Juan Pierre to White Sox
Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports is reporting via Twitter that Juan Pierre has been traded from the Dodgers to the White Sox for two minor-leaguers and cash. The deal has the Dodgers picking up a large chunk of the contract. ESPN.com’s Buster Olney reports via Twitter that Pierre will cost the White Sox $3 million in ‘10 and $5 million in ’11, with the Dodgers picking up $10.5 million of the last $18.5 million of Pierre’s contract.
Halladay Deal Complete. Will Get 3/$60M Extension
The blockbuster trade that sees Roy Halladay going to the Phillies continues to move toward completion. Buster Olney reports via Twitter that the deal with Halladay is complete, while Jon Heyman of SI.com also reports via Twitter that Halladay will receive a $60-million, 3-year extension with 2 vesting options from the Phillies.
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