Originally Posted by Chip R
Walt's MO has been to trade to get talent rather than go through the FA market. Unless he's willing to trade Bruce, Vasquez or Cueto, he's not going to get a lot of talent back and I'm guessing those 3 are as untouchable and can be. If Walt is going to make a trade for talent, I would guess Dunn is his most valuable trading chip.
Aren't you forgetting that he has Bako, Patterson, Mercker and Hairston to trade also?