Originally Posted by alnorth
yep, it truly is a brutal position. You don't even have to dig up miracle Disney stories, we are JUST CLOSE enough to where you can find several examples just in the last decade where the fans would go "But but but, the 20XX (teamnames) came back from that much!"
The Royals probably should give up, but they can't. We have done JUST BARELY ENOUGH so that giving up right now would be a disaster. Even as a logical baseball fan who would probably be fine with it, even I can feel it. I honestly, truly do not want to trade Santana. I just do not want to do it, even though I know we should...
1 week ago I would have agreed to trade off Santana and bring up Duffy. Now you can't bail out. Keep him, get the comp pick and hope the team goes on a run. Davies on the mound against Sale on Saturday could hopefully be his last straw. Bring up Duffy, put Daivies in the pen, hope and pray they can swindle someone to trade for Hoch. Give Zimmerman a few more weeks in AA and put him in Omaha. If he continues, he would be a great addition in September.