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To-Do List Update

A few things transpired since Dave checked over my To-Do List...

1. Get Rid of Lou Piniella, Chuck LaMar and Vince Naimoli

DONE, DONE AND DONE!

2. Sternberg takes over team, Friedman and Silverman take IMPORTANT positions in the front office

DONE, DONE AND DONE;The new managing general partner, team president and the #1 baseball guy (GM).

3. Hire GM(or advisor for Friedman)

DONE! Hunsicker is Freidman's Mentor

4. Hire Best Possible Manager out of around 10-12 Candidates, without any biasness towards any of them:

DONE:Maddon hired

5. Get WORTHWHILE Free Agents with the 10-20 MIL alloted towards this year's payroll

Waiting, Waiting...
6. Trade Aubrey Huff and Danys Baez For Veteran Starting Pitchers, Catchers and Third Baseman or Blue-Chip Prospects who are "Close to being or are MLB-Ready" in WINTER MEETINGS

More waiting...
7. INVITE DELMON YOUNG, JASON HAMMEL, BJ UPTON and WES BANKSTON to Spring Training with starting jobs on the line for them:

Not known yet...

8. KEEP JONNY GOMES ON THE 25-MAN ROSTER:

I can only assume that this is DONE.

Optional Items:
1. Resign Rocco, Gomes, Cantu and Kazmir to LONG-TERM DEALS

DONE with Rocco(6 yrs, 33 MIL), Not known if any talks have been done with the others

Hopefully, next week another goal gets done...maybe on the Baez/Huff front.