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10-16-2003, 06:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Freudian
And would you say that description fits Pierre Lacroix and his past actions? He is anything but stupid and panicky.
No, but you didn't say PL in particular. You just said that you don't see teams offering up a 1st and a prospect for a 37yo rental.

All I was pointing out was that it has happened before when a GM that was in a "Win now" mode had injury strike right at the trade deadline and he paniced.

The Yotes could get a similiar return at the deadline if Burke is healthy, a "Win now" team has serious questions in goal, and the GM in question doesn't want to take on a contract that goes beyond this season ala CuJo or Khabibulin.

I'm not saying it will happen, or that Lacroix is likely to panic. I'm just saying I wouldn't completely write off the chances of the Yotes getting a pretty nice return if they trade Burke this year.

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