Originally Posted by brm7675
I think you raise a good point, there is a good chance Oakland and or TB didn't want what we were offereing to trade their pitchers. I have not heard either Billy Beane or the TB GM say hey we would have taken what SD got for latos for our guys in a heartbeat....
"I told everyone I spoke to, we'd leverage one team against the other," Beane said. "We were giving up a pitcher, and the ability to acquire three very good major league prospects who were pitchers
swung it for us."
So 5TimeWSChamps, other than Volquez, curious what other two pitchers would you have traded away for Gonzalez?