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Judgment Day For Cantu

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Well today is the day that Jorge Cantu must report to AAA Durham or else be called 'AWOL'. It's believed he will indeed lower his head and grind a few weeks in the minors out hoping to earn his way back into the big leagues, not just the Rays.

If Cantu can get off to a hot start perhaps the team could flip him to the Brewers where Jose Capellan has asked for a trade, or perhaps Minnesota would flip a reliever for Jorge if Luis Castillo, Jeff Cirillo, and Nick Punto aren't getting the job done at 3B/2B. That or of course Brad Lidge could continue to lower his value by blowing saves in Houston.

Update [2007-4-3 20:55:16 by R.J. Anderson]:It looks like Cantu will indeed report, that according to Marc Topkin.