Originally Posted by Boss-Hog
I reread a few of the Blanton threads and there actually were several posters (some current, some former) in favor of including Votto + others in a trade for Blanton (most were against including Votto, though). I don't know if others necessarily included Bailey. That being said, I agree with you that I don't see what that has to do with this thread.
It's relevant as to the theory of trading prospects for sure things.
At the time many were advocating trading Votto for an established average pitcher, many thought we had first base covered with Dunn down the road.