Some players in compensation-pick purgatory
Updated: January 7, 2009, 3:44 PM ETBy Buster Olney
The prices for free agents are dropping far enough that suddenly teams that haven't made moves in the offseason may be in a position to nab a player they might've thought of as out of their price range a month ago.But there remains a group of players residing in compensation-pick purgatory -- Type A free agents who rejected arbitration offers last month. Among those: shortstop Orlando Cabrera, reliever Juan Cruz, catcher Jason Varitek and starting pitcher Ben Sheets. Any team interested ...
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