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Erik Gustafsson (2012-13 season and beyond)
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12-09-2013, 09:05 AM
Join Date: Oct 2006
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I honestly believe that Gus' benching has more to do with Meszaros showcasing than with Gus' play.
I think Homer knows he needs to trade Mesz, preferably out west, so they are playing him on the road trip.
Gus will get back in soon and play well.
Mez is a UFA at the end of the year. There isn't a single team out there that's going to give up anything substantial for a guy that they can get for free in July, and he's certainly not any team's missing piece for a cup run. So what's the point of showcasing him? To bump his return up from a 5th round pick to a 4th? Mez is playing over Gus because they feel like he's the better player at this point, as moronic as that sounds.
I wouldn't be surprised to see Gus bolt as soon as he gets the chance. This organization has done their best to ruin the guy from day one.
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