There is no way you can justify that return, anyway.
It's easy. Just ask the Diamondbacks how much a division title is worth to them. If it's just Dallas Buck and some leftover puke from last night's party, you walk away.
"Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?" ~ Jim Bouton
"Iíll kind of have a foot on the back of my own butt. Thatís just how I do things.Ē -- Bryan Price, 10/22/2013
For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don't believe, no proof is possible
It would be foolhardy to declair this the worst trade ever without even knowing the return.
However, the chances of this one turning out good are very slim (as it appears right now).
a super volcano of ridonkulous suckitude.
I simply don't have access to a "cares about RBI" place in my psyche. There is a "mildly curious about OBI%" alcove just before the acid filled lake guarded by robot snipers with lasers which leads to the "cares about RBI" antechamber though. - Nate
So far Walt is the only GM who's realized that this team, in it's current construct, was going NOWHERE.
He's the only one who's been willing to tear it down....now hopefully he can be the one to build it the right way. The GMs before him simply reshuffled deck chairs for 7 years.