Originally Posted by [deleted]
I'm sure Meyer is very talented, but beside the whole "prospects are just unproven players who could easily flame out" thing, Cingrani seems to be somewhat similarly valued. The big difference being that Cingrani (just a year older) already has ML experience. Would you have said "no" to Span-for-Cingrani straight up? I'm sure some would, but I'd do that trade in a heartbeat. I'm just surprised because we had heard so much about how the asking price for Span was monstrous. Most likely the Twins just like Meyer a lot more than our guys.
I'm not sure if I would have done that deal or not. Just trying to put some perspective about what kind of prospect we were talking here.