2013 Philadelphia Phillies (MLB): Charlie Manuel has been fired (Aug. 16)
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07-25-2013, 11:30 AM
Grave Before Shave
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I think you're the first person in the history of ever to say those words. I don't know anyone who was excited in giving up a premier pitcher for the likes of Travis Lee, Omar Daal, Nelson Figueroa and Vicente Padilla.
In fairness Travis Lee was still a pretty highly touted prospect, Padilla was only 22, and Figueroa was only 25. And Omar Daal had a pretty solid year the season before. And at that point Schilling was around 30 years old and only had had a couple really good seasons. Was it a great trade? Nope, but I liked those days better anyway.
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