The Palm Beach Post reports the Marlins are close to
dealing 2003 World Series winning pitcher Josh Beckett
to the Texas Rangers along with 3B Mike Lowell. Texas
would return, of all things, star 3B Hank Blalock and a
top pitching prospect. The Marlins are also looking to
trade CF Juan Pierre,& the Rockies have expressed
interest in their catcher Paul LoDuca.Loria wants to get things moving.