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Posted 09 July 2013 - 02:44 AM
Posted 09 July 2013 - 07:01 AM
The situations are completely different.
- Maddux wanted to sign with the Cubs but the worse GM we've had in my lifetime didn't sign him... cause he was a tool and dismantled the franchise Dallas Green had built in just a couple years.
- Garza wants to hit the market or be paid like he thinks the market will give him. The FO values him at 4/60M he wants a A. Sanchez like deal 5/80M... this will not happen but Garza wants to take his chances unless the Cubs go up to 70M+ (which they won't do).
If Garza was Maddux after winning his first Cy Young, then I'm positive the FO would pay him and pay him what he thinks he can get as a free agent. But Garza is not a developing Ace, he is at his peak and will continue to be a solid number 2/3 on a good team.
They aren't even remotely in the same discussion.
Posted 09 July 2013 - 07:43 AM
Posted 09 July 2013 - 09:46 AM
If the FO gets the asking price they want the Cubs very well could end up with 2 pieces that add more to the team then Garza would. Those 2 pieces would also be cost controlled for a few years. It is not lets just trade people for the sake of gaining prospects. Its about maximizing the teams chances of success. Prospects fail and so there are no sure things for the future at the moment but by having a lot of prospects it increases the chances that a few will work out. Shark and Wood are still around for a couple of years and some of the prospects will start showing up in 2014 and 2015. By that point the Cubs will have a better idea of where they stand and make decision on Shark and Wood then.
Posted 09 July 2013 - 01:51 PM
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