[MIA / TOR] Big Blockbuster (Reyes, Johnson, Buerhle to TOR)
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11-20-2012, 07:53 AM
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Under the cap floor
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he had no choice. There were several op ed pieces that clearly laid out that in the last 5 years there have been a few trades like this one and no one said boo about them. Some west coast media suggested that it was the Yankees and Red Sox who were pressuring a trade veto
I find it hard to believe that the Yankees and Red Sox -- the two teams most likely to benefit from this type of massive salary dump in the future -- would be shortsighted enough to try and set a precedent blocking it.
I think that Bud just wanted to make it look like he was trying, so he has some defense against small market fans.
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