Re: Cubs trade Marmol for Dan Haren
Originally Posted by 757690
If he wasn't traded today, they would have declined his option and he'd be a free agent. They had almost no leverage.
Getting nothing would have been preferable. A Fahrenheit 451 style fireman who you pay $10 million? No thanks.
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