Sunday, March 09, 2008

Cash, Other Considerations Halt Trade of Joe Crede

The pending trade of White Sox third baseman Joe Crede to the Giants for prospects likely hinges on three things: More time for Giants scouts to observe whether Crede is 100 percent recovered from spinal difficulties, interest in Crede from other teams such as the Dodgers, and Chicago's willingness to pick up a portion of Crede's $7 million annual contract in this, his walk year.