"I donít know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody".
19 minutes until officially being the worst trade deadline ever.
"No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda
Source: #SFGiants will not move J. Lopez unless overwhelmed in final 15 minutes. High asking price.
A big meh to acquiring pitching. Offense is this team's problem.
I really hope there's a PTBNL in the Norris for Hoes trade named Boats.
"Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."
Jocketty will speak to the media when he gets to the ballpark. #reds
To this point, the second-best bat traded all summer has been Justin Maxwell. Says something about how bad the market for hitters has been.
The Orioles are sending LJ Hoes and Josh Hader and their comp pick in 204 for Bud Norris
Hitters are tough to find. Reds only have three.
Navarro not going to Cards, according to tweet I saw, wouldn't give up value.
Byrd is in Mets lineup tonight, hitting cleanup no less.
#cardinals won't be getting dioner navarro. wouldnt give up anything of value. #cubs