View Full Version : contenders swap with contenders

07-31-2008, 09:14 AM
the Pudge/Farnsworth trade illustrates again that contenders will swap major leaguers late in the season, cutting out the losing teams that are looking to offload players for prospects.

couple that with teams like the Yankees, who buy big contracts without giving prospects away.

it's always good to have prospects, but even more important if the market remains like it has. a lot of losing teams have vets that they'd like to deal for prospects, but nobody to deal them to. it's a Jocketty market, if the Reds' farm system can provide him with prospect arms.