Originally Posted by AtomicDumpling
The team progressed despite him not doing anything. That means he is not responsible for the progress.
As I said earlier, nobody wanted him to make moves just for the sake of making moves. It is reasonable to expect a good GM to find/create/manufacture ways to improve the team. Other teams were able to do it over the same timespan. For a long time Jocketty couldn't do it.
Ramon. Rolen. Cabrera. Gomes. Leake. Rhodes. Chapman. Masset. All key members of the 2010 Division Champs.