Red Sox/MLB 2012 Thread Part XX-Time for Rebuilding
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11-14-2012, 08:28 PM
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Originally Posted by
joe sheehan (a baseball writer) had a pretty good point about the marlins trade.
it's a good baseball trade for them. they basically punted on bad contracts and got futures back, much like the red sox.
people just hate it because the marlins constantly turn a profit through revenue sharing, got a sweetheart deal from the taxpayers of miami-dade county on their brand new stadium, and do this kind of thing all the ****ing time.
This time seems different since they are coming off a losing season, whereas their previous fire sales have followed World Series titles. People are angry about this trade, but they also dumped Heath Bell and Hanley Ramirez in the last 4 months. I can feel for Stanton, they gave him hope last winter and then quickly demolished the team.
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