As the trade deadline approaches, and the potential suitors probably decreasing with every strikeout, the only choice might be a salary dump trade, or more appropriately named, a dump trade.
Something like a couple years ago when the Mariners traded Carlos Silva to the Cubs for Milton Bradley. We trade our trash for your trash in hopes of some type of turnaround. A "dump" trade.
Just for future comparison, Figgins is set to make $9 million this year and next, $9 milliong in 2012, $8 million in 2013 and has an $8 million option (that is guaranteed if he records 600 PA in 2013) in 2014.
Let's take a look at some under-performing players with bad contracts that can be swapped for Figgins.