Originally Posted by Austin Kearns
Buck is pretty interesting... as he should recover fully from TJ given time. He does have real meaningful ground ball rates, and the rest of his arsenal was interesting last year. At full strength, he's the type of guy that can start next year at AA, and be put on the fast track. Still, he has to get fully healthy first, but he's pretty interesting.
My feeling is Buck is a great guy to take a flier on in a trade like this but the other two guys need to be very good players, too, or else the trade is a bomb.