Skin Blues wrote:I'm glad I'm not a D'Backs fan. Yikes. Dumping Young, Bauer and Upton for very weak returns because they aren't "gritty" enough. They'd have been much better off just dumping Gibson and getting a manager that is satisfied with immense raw talent.
Prado is not "weak".
His 2012 War was better than Justin Upton's alone. Add in Randy Delgado and some other solid prospects and the deal is quite fine for the Dbacks.
Right now here is the Dback's lineup (estimated)
Doesn't look that bad to me.