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 Post subject: Re: Cole Traded to the Astros - For Real This Time
PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:12 pm 
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rellimie wrote:
I'm willing to bet that there were higher ceiling prospects available but Huntington wanted Major League or close to major league players.


That's why this has the feel of a Littlefield trade to me.

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 Post subject: Re: Cole Traded to the Astros - For Real This Time
PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:01 pm 
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IA Pirate wrote:
rellimie wrote:
I'm willing to bet that there were higher ceiling prospects available but Huntington wanted Major League or close to major league players.


That's why this has the feel of a Littlefield trade to me.

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 Post subject: Re: Cole Traded to the Astros - For Real This Time
PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:25 pm 
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IA Pirate wrote:
rellimie wrote:
I'm willing to bet that there were higher ceiling prospects available but Huntington wanted Major League or close to major league players.


That's why this has the feel of a Littlefield trade to me.


No. Huntington wanted players starting out their major league career. Littlefield would have wanted washed up guys in their 30’s.


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