Originally Posted by Frater Perdurabo
I think after 2008 KW was increasingly making moves out of desperation to remain competitive. Consequently, I don't think he put enough time into scouting his own prospects/players to trade away, or the players he acquired. He also increasingly used our system to develop players to trade, and emptied out the system to acquire veterans. This is not a value statement, just an observation.
I think he as always far more concerned with what he was getting than what he was giving up. I don't necassarily think he cared about "winning" trades.