Found December 28, 2012 on STLSportsMinute:
As January of 2013 approaches and most of the MLB free agent frenzy over, baseball writers and pundits often find themselves bored. There is very little to write about unfortunately and sometimes, even the best of analysts can reach a little bit to create content. Such was the case for ESPN.com writer Jim Bowden on Thursday. Bowden wrote that the St. Louis Cardinals should consider a swap with the Colorado Rockies and acquire smooth-swinging outfielder Carlos Gonzalez in exchange for Trevor Rosenthal, Shelby Miller, and Jon Jay. Hold up cowboy, that is quite a third-party trade proposal. In fact, it may be downright crazy. Trust me, I'd like to see Carlos Gonzalez roaming the outfield of Busch Stadium, but lets not get carried away. Giving up pitching prospects like Rosenthal and Miller in the same deal would be worst than trading gold for copper. Never-mind CarGo's salary versus how cheap Rosenthal and Miller will be for years to come, here are three different re...
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