Originally Posted by traderumor
I know Choo is in the last year of his contract, but spending this money would have made more sense if they kept Choo, esp. when his replacement is Stubbs. Perhaps they coveted the arm in the deal enough, but it seems like so much tail chasing.
Well, I guess from the Tribe's point of view, they flipped Choo for 3 good prospects, and then signed Swisher for less money than it would've taken to sign Choo, so they kind of "net" 3 prospects after the dust settles.
Kind of makes sense from their POV.
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