Every year, we hear about the trades that get done. But the more interesting things happen in the background; the negotiations to tweak a trade to work and the eventual dissolving of the relationship when things didn't work out. Sometimes it works in our favors and sometimes it doesn't.
A) What trade did you offer that the other owner that he rejected that now looking back, you breathe a sigh of relief?
B) What trade did you get offered that you rejected that now looking back, you breathe a sigh of exasperation and ask why did I reject that?
A) I offered Alex Rios, Ichiro Suzuki, and Carlos Guillen for Matt Holliday and Rafael Furcal.
B) I rejected Carlos Lee, Justin Verlander and Chien Ming Wang for Cole Hamels and Felix Hernadez.