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The Three Amigos – One Year Later

One year ago, free agent outfielders Juan Encarnacion, Preston Wilson and Jacque Jones signed comparable deals with the Cardinals, Astros and Cubs, respectively. What has happened since then?

One year ago, the three primary National League Central combatants had each gone late into the off-season before acquiring one of their final puzzle pieces for the 2006 season – a proven veteran corner outfielder. I don't know that Jacque Jones, Juan Encarnacion and Preston Wilson are anything more than business acquaintances. They may or may not be amigos, but their situations have been linked...