Originally Posted by M2
Perhaps, but I'm not seeing anyone offering anything better. Bailey, Votto and extras is roughly equivalent to what the Marlins got for Miggy Cabrera AND Dontrelle Willis.
I agree that Bailey's exposure this summer removed some of his luster, though he did pitch his best game against the A's.
Marlins are in a very different spot from where Beane is, IMO.
And the package sent from Detroit is a better one than the Reds' IMO.