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01-24-2013, 03:38 PM
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Originally Posted by TheIceman26 View Post
I agree. I don't think either team won the trade just that, Atlanta was really looking for a power bat and they got it, while prados high OBP is replaced by another younger guy in the system. That's good asset management.
Question for you.

If the Phillies, back in 2006, had traded Cole Hamels (a 23 year old ace in the making) and Jimmy Rollins (a consistent 4 WAR/year, late 20s player still in arbitration) for Matt Holiday (a mid 20s corner OFer with an average .850ish career OPS in a couple seasons in the majors) then what would you have thought about that asset management?

That is a very, very comparable metaphor to Prado+Delgado for Upton, imo. And I, obviously, think it would be terribly lopsided in Colorado's favor.

Edit. Ignore me, I mistook Delgado for Teheran...


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