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07-31-2012, 02:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Lebanese Leaf View Post
But did we not just trade for a young, dominant controllable closer this off-season? And with the emergence of Janssen, do we not have a dominant setup man/closer 1-2 punch going forward? This move is for essentially a middle reliever for the long term. Is that the best return for Snider? Not if you ask me. The guy could become a superstar hitting behind McCutchen with the Pirates, and we end up with at best, a very good middle reliever. Terrible move.
And what if Santos continues being Santos? If Lincoln is a setup/closer would that make you happy?

If SS is out then this helps immensely, if he's in then we have a 1-2-3 punch....and you can never have too much quality pitching

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