clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Andrew Bailey Trade Rumors: Angels, Padres Among Those Reportedly Interested As A's Consider Fautino De Los Santos For Role

Andrew Bailey is pretty popular right now.

The Winter Meetings is always a place for the swirling of names and Bailey's seems to have the most wind behind it. According to ESPN's Jayson Stark, the Blue Jays, Red Sox, Rangers, Padres, Mets and Reds are all interested. FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal tweeted that the Angels are also interested.

The interest makes sense as Bailey is a 27-year-old closer who doesn't cost an arm-and-a-leg. Stark mentioned that though the A's are looking all over their roster as they try to retool, that Bailey still seems like the best bet to be moved. He has a career 2.07 ERA though some regression this season dropped it to 3.24. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Fautino De Los Santos could replace Bailey in the closer role if Bailey is indeed moved.

Despite some injury concerns, Bailey could a nice get for a team somewhere, joining the long list of players groomed by the A's only to leave.

For more on the A's, head over to Athletics Nation.