Originally Posted by Salukifan2
And as i said earlier he had good drafts starting out with the cards and then traded his young talent to build a great club, as he has been doing with the reds, and then all of the sudden when he needed a farm system it wasn't there. I was drawing parallels and said i was hoping he learned from his time in stl.
He has traded young talent, but it's been almost entirely superfluous talent. Alonso, Grandal, Wood, etc. had no place on this team. He's leveraged the farm perfectly so far IMO.