: Andrew Gross:
Rangers are without a plan coming into the draft
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06-22-2011, 10:14 AM
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Fleming Island, Fl
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Which is why, for the umpteenth time, we should have been sellers at the deadline for at least two of the last three years. Clark has been quite good
where he's drafted
. Imagine what he could have done with a 4th-8th overall pick or two...
And, for the umpteenth time, it's completely foolish to believe that a team competing for a playoff spot every year until the last day of the season are going to be sellers at the deadline. In the fantasy land where you live, maybe the 2-3 home games that generate ~2 million revenue/per game is something you flippantly throw away on getting a higher draft pick. In the real world, that doesn't happen - especially a big market like this one.
I don't entirely disagree with your idea, but it's not going to happen. Could you imagine Toronto being tied for a playoff spot and selling at the trade deadline? Those fans would burn the city to the ground.
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