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03-02-2013, 12:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Nzap View Post
I find it strange that people who were applauding Sherman for not taking a bad deal from another team and waited for the home-run are now criticizing him for not shopping him enough and not trading him.
Hindsight 20-20 and damned if you do damned if you don't.
I have no problems in how Sherman made this go through. His plan got derailed by an idiot.
So he got outsmarted by an idiot. There you have it.

Why should we not criticize the guy for just sitting there and listening to offers instead of actively shopping him and trying to get a fair trade for the guy?

Again, by just relying on "the code" he let his so-called plan rest on a flimsy, unwritten rule. And it burned him.

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