Originally Posted by rdivaldi
I don't believe it was a mis-evaluation on anyone's part. Young was traded because the D'Backs wanted him and not Anderson nor Sweeney when we got Vazquez.
And then we traded Vazquez for Flowers.
And we lost 3 middle relief pitchers (El D, Viz, and Logan) and gained a non-prospect in the mix.
So who's better, Flowers plus 2 years of Javy and Anderson/Erstad/Owens or Young.