The Armchair GM Thread - Part XXIX
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08-14-2012, 05:12 PM
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At first glance, I see your point.
But hen I realized...Howson wasn't being patient at all. What was the hurry in moving Nash? Rick wanted to get settled maybe? Tough beans.
Howson moved him too quickly and perhaps could have done better holding on, particularly since all portents point to a delayed start to the season.
I disagree...I think he should have traded him at the deadline. He likely would have gotten a better deal at that point, prices are always artificially inflated at that point of the season. Not saying he did terribly with what he got, but I think he needed to get a blue chip prospect like Kreider to at least save some face and the trade deadline was the best opportunity to make that happen IMO.
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