Oakland Willing To Discard Moneyball For "Slugging First Basemen" PhilosophyBarry Petchesky12/01/10 4:00pmFiled to: HotfuckingstoveMlblance berkmanAdam DunnZack Greinke42EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink Oakland really really wants Lance Berkman. But they'd settle for Adam Dunn. For god's sake, please protect your eyebrows; this is HOTFUCKINGSTOVE. Advertisement •Zack Greinke might be willing to waive his no-trade clause that includes big market teams, but only if he can end up on a winner. If only the big markets had some sort of built-in advantage when it came to fielding competitive teams.•Derek Jeter and the Yankees are getting closer, and are optimistic a deal is going to get done. We're optimistic that SHUT UP ABOUT DEREK JETER ALREADY. Advertisement •Frank Francisco and Jason Frasor were the only ranked free agents to accept arbitration. Shame. I always enjoy the annual "who the heck is Shyam Das" article.•Need a middle infielder? Ian Desmond could be your man. Sorry if you had your heart set on Alexei Ramirez.•The Orioles are interested in any "competent" reliever. I see they're looking to upgrade. Sponsored •Ken Rosenthal throws some shit at the wall.•Here's a handy list of tendered and non-tendered players. What does that even mean? Who the fuck knows!