Just broke.... Freddie Sanchez (Pirates) to Giants for minor leaguer is AA pitcher Tim Alderson
Cliff Lee and outfielder Ben Francisco to the Phillies from the Indians. Phillies are sending Triple-A pitcher Carlos Carrasco, infielder Jason Donald and catcher Lou Marson along with Single-A pitcher Jason Knapp to Cleveland.
Seattle Mariners acquired shortstop Jack Wilson and pitcher Ian Snell from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday. The Pirates got shortstop Ronny Cedeno, Triple-A catcher-first baseman Jeff Clement and three minor league pitchers.
Seattle Mariners acquired right-handed reliever Robert Manuel from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for outfielder Wladimir Balentien.
Baseball season's underway...
So you'd better get ready for a brand new day
Hey Chicago whattya say?