Originally Posted by doublem23
You can apply that to almost every trade ever involving minor league players being exchanged for MLB ones.
Quite an exaggeration. And the Sox players were almost immediate duds - their development had stunted before the Sox got them and the Sox didn't realize it.
the big problem is a mediocre farm system that just doesn't turn out enough good prospects. A team like the Braves churns out 3 or 4 for every one of ours.