I'm becoming more optimistic that the PTBNL's are of higher quality since the Reds included cash with Dunn in the deal...
"On-base percentage is great if you can score runs and do something with that on-base percentage," Baker said. "Clogging up the bases isn't that great to me."
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.
"We know we're better than this, but we can't prove it." - Tony Gwynn
"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
Not all who wander are lost
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.