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11-07-2012, 12:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Mayor Bee View Post

The only small-market team in MLB that's had an actual run of being competitive in the last 20 years is the Cleveland Indians, and that's because they had an almost impossible run of good fortune in drafting, trading, and developing. But a team like that is still always balancing on a razor's edge; one typical trade of their star for a group of prospects that doesn't work out can completely devastate the team for years to come.
Oakland, Tampa Bay and San Diego(before their ownership problems) all disagree with you

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