Originally Posted by mzh
The problem with Jackson wasn't what we got for him. That move was as much a Teahen salary dump as anything. The fact that KW gave up Hudson, injured as he's been, to get him is nothing short of an atrocity.
....and, of course, it was KW who gave Teahen that lousy contract extension in the first place. So, if the trade with Toronto was essentially a salary dump, then it was KW fixing one of his other mistakes.
As far the trade to acquire Jackson from Arizona, let's not forget that it wasn't just Jackson for Hudson straight up. The Sox gave up this guy too: