Braves inform teams Teixeira is available
July, 28, 2008
By Jayson Stark
Well, it's official. The Mark Teixeira auction is on. According to an executive of a club that spoke with the Braves' brass Monday afternoon, they have begun informing other teams they plan to trade Teixeira this week if they get the right deal. The four teams that so far have expressed some level of interest: the Diamondbacks, Rays, Red Sox and Angels.