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MLB.com: '03 trade had major impact on A.J., Nathan

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#1 East Coast Twin

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:49 AM

Interesting article at MLB.com about the 2003 trade of Pierzynski for Nathan, Francisco and Boof, and the fact that Joe and AJ are now teammates in Texas.


#2 Badsmerf


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Posted 21 February 2013 - 11:27 AM

I just posted about this on another thread. If Liriano had not been injured, this trade would have been a disaster for the Giants. As it stands, they just look like idiots for not paying AJ and getting his best seasons. I used to think it was a horrible deal, but in reality Liriano had 1.5 good seasons and Nathan was an elite closer (granted, against the AL Central).
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