Originally Posted by Benihana
I don't want to deal Bailey and Cueto. I'd let Beane pick one of them, and add Votto and a lesser prospect. If he demands both, I go back to MacPhail and remind him that the Dodgers, with the reported signing of Kuroda, look to now be out of the bidding for Bedard.
I'm guessing there are still a number of teams in the running for Bedard. If only the Dodgers, Mariners, and Reds were in the running, this deal would likely be done.