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11-13-2012, 10:58 PM
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Originally Posted by BonkTastic View Post
Marlins clearly weren't looking for player value back in return, they wanted to dump some expensive contracts while taking back as few dollars as they had to.

I guess they realized last year's offseason spending frenzy was a mistake...


*EDIT*

I wanted to add a funny quote from the ESPN article about the deal:
"Just about any (Marlins) player making money is going to Toronto," a source told ESPN.

... pretty much.
I realize that and good for AA to take advantage of that. But you've got 3 former All-stars + 2 utility players in there. Very good trade for Toronto.

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