Originally Posted by BigCatDaddy
Those were moves in which he had nothing to trade. When having something like Grienke or Myers so far the dividends have been good. The early moves were basically trading shit for shit. Which would be more along the lines of trading a 5th round pick for Smith, because than you are trading shit for shit. I consider having 2 2nd round picks to part with having something of significance to give up. With 2 2nd round picks you better get something better in return than Alex ****ing Smiff!
Seriously? Leo Nunez (AKA Juan Carlos Oviedo) immediately became the closer for the Marlins. His save totals for the first 3 years with the team were 26, 30, and 36. That doesn't sound like shit to me. However, Mike Jacobs, the guy the Royals got for Nunez, WAS shit.
Face it: You are holding Reid and Dorsey to a different standard than GMDM. You shouldn't have brought up GMDM.