Cliff Diving: Lee Rumors In Full Effect

Metszilla.comCorrespondent IJuly 8, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JUNE 30: Kevin Slowey #59 of the Minnesota Twins pitches in the fourth inning against the Detroit Tigers during their game on June 30, 2010 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Twins won 5-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien /Getty Images)
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Its that time again, Part III of our ‘Ciff Diving’ series is in full effect as 4 separate reports have circulated regarding the former Cy Young Award winner. Things are starting to heat up on the Cliff Lee rumors and here at the Zilla we are determined to keep you updated.

According to  MLB-latest-news-from-July-070110">FoxSports.com the NL Central Division leading Cincinnati Reds are highly interested in acquiring the left handed ace:

A number of people in the industry say the Cincinnati Reds are motivated to get Lee – and have the prospects to entice the Mariners.

Cincinnati has become a “sleeper” team in the Lee sweepstakes, one rival general manager said Wednesday. A separate source said the teams have exchanged names “in preliminary fashion” but have yet to discuss firm proposals.

On ESPN’s Baseball Tonight Olney reported that the Twins, previously rumored to be offering  Aaron Hicks and Wilson Ramos are now offering Kevin Slowey, Wilson Ramos, and another ‘prospect’. Slowey is 8-5 (4.57 ERA) in 16 starts this season and in 70 career starts he has a .6...TO READ THE REST OF THIS POST AND OTHERS LIKE IT HEAD OVER TO METSZILLA.COM BY CLICKING HERE: http://www.metszilla.com/?p=4147