Friday, January 23, 2009

"We can't wait to settle on a price you don't think you're worth."

Easy Eddie is hoping to get Wandy and Geary's Excellent Arbitration Adventure over by the beginning of next week - or it's going to Los Arbiters, anyway.

"We're having on-going dialogue with both guys, and we hope to get something done by early next week. If not, then they're more likely to go to hearings."

Within the same piece, David Newhan - who threw a titty-fit and wouldn't accept an assignment to Round Rock in November - has been offered a minor-league deal with an invitation to Spring Training. The Astros are "awaiting his decision."