"They're not hot on Barton at all," said a scout from a National League club. "And while he might be the best talent out there this year, there are a lot of questions about his (knee) surgery that he's kind of taken a backseat."
Well that certainly would change things and seems to signify the next Rays' acquisition will be an outfielder. Perhaps we go after someone like Fernando Hernandez who's been described as Matt Guerrier with attitude or Carlos Guevara.
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