Originally Posted by lollipopcurve
This may be true, but outstanding position player prospects can be nice chips too (see Hanley Ramirez, the centerpeice of the Beckett deal, and Daric Barton, the main piece in the Mulder deal).
Agreed. But Anibel Sanchez and Danny Haren were involved as well. Basically any successful prospect will be key, but I think arms are more coveted than bats.