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"The Bedard Standard"



Larry Stone has a blog piece on what he is calling "The Bedard Standard":

 

If Roy Halladay or Adrian Gonzalez don't get traded, blame the Mariners.

More specifically, blame Bill Bavasi.

Heck, we blame him for everything else, right?

 

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... because the Mariners made a terrible trade, GMs holding a star player now expect everyone else to make a terrible trade. Considering how prospects are coveted more than ever in this economy (and because everyone else saw how the Bedard deal blew up in the Mariners' face), pulling off this sort of blockbuster is much more difficult.

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