Originally Posted by RedsManRick
Regarding Martin specifically, when was the last time a big market team traded away an all-star caliber player for nothing but prospects? Teams like the Twins, Marlins, and A's do it because it's the only way they can accrue enough talent. They also don't have a fanbase which feels entitled. But when you talk about LA, I'd be absoltuely floored if they traded away Martin without getting at least a major leaguer comparable to EE and with prospects on top of that. Big market teams just don't do stars for prospects.
Which is what I have said all along, and hopefully no one glossed over that fact. Is it possible we could add Martin and a good RH bat without completely emptying the shelves, I think so. Is it probable no.