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03-16-2013, 08:58 PM
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You don't think bringing up names like Gagner/Eberle as trade bait won't tempt some of these teams? This is one of those deals where you trade the better established talent for a package including a player with potential to be better than the other 2 (McDonagh), and hope that he pans out. Similar to Gomez for McDonagh earlier.
Gomez for McD was one of the biggest rip-offs ever, and the GM who made that trade lost his job because of it. You can't pray for one of those deals.
And honestly, no. I don't think Eberle or Gagner get any of the players you listed, nor do I think you take a gamble on someone who is developing, because if he doesn't live up to his potential, we traded one of our few good pieces for feces. Unless you think Tambellini has the skill to trade Horcoff for a future top pair d-man, I think you are hoping for the impossible.
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