UPDATE: John Shea of the Chronicle says the deal is now done, so Bengie won’t have to pretend to still be a Giant today in Colorado.
3:30 P.M.: This news from Andrew Baggarly is fun:
This Bengie Molina
deal still not officially done. Molina probably will report to Coors
Field in a couple hours as a Giant — for no
It’s probably a holdup over how the money is going back to Texas or something. Or maybe the bankruptcy judge decided that rather than trade Chris Ray he should auctioned or something. Certain future Rangers owner Chuck Greenberg assures me, however, that the deal is as good as done and should be wrapped up no later than the end of April.