Found October 22, 2012 on Fangraphs:
Billy Beane cares not for outfield log jams. Last season, Beane’s Athletics acquired Seth Smith for Guillermo Moscoso and Josh Outman despite already having Yoenis Cespedes, Josh Reddick and Coco Crisp on hand. Saturday, Beane added another outfielder to the mix, acquiring Chris Young from Arizon...

The A’s Have A Mr. Potato Head Offense

Over the weekend, the Oakland A’s traded for Chris Young, paying very little for an undervalued asset that gives them a leg up on the offseason. It also gives them an interesting set of permutations with which to arrange their lineup next season, given their current roster configuration. Now, to be certain, we are uncertain of how the A’s lineup will look next season. There...

Oakland A's Get Chris Young in a Three-Team Deal

Chris Young was on his way to a fantastic season.  At least it seemed that way.  The Diamondbacks' outfielder was hitting .410 with five home runs on April 17th when he was injured.  He spent time on the disabled list and did not return to action until May 18th.  His average and his power numbers slowly dipped from there to the end of the season.  By the end of may he was...

What the Chris Young / Heath Bell Trade Means for the Mets

Earlier today in a three team trade, Heath Bell went from the Marlins to the Diamondbacks and Chris Young went from the Diamondbacks to the Athletics. When I first read about this before boarding a subway, I quickly shut off my phone thinking, “Oh not a big deal for the Mets”. It just means Bell is out of the division. And then I remembered what this may mean for the outfield...

Heath Bell Traded to Diamondbacks, Chris Young to Oakland in Three-Team Deal

PHOENIX -- Heath Bell became the latest player jettisoned by the Miami Marlins when he was dealt Saturday to the Arizona Diamondbacks, who also acquired infielder Cliff Pennington from the Oakland Athletics for outfielder Chris Young. Arizona obtained Pennington and minor league infielder Yordy Cabrera from Oakland for Young and cash, then sent Cabrera to Miami...

D-backs trade CF Young, acquire Bell, Pennington

The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired reliever Heath Bell and infielder Cliff Pennington in a pair of trades that sent outfielder Chris Young to the Oakland Athletics. Arizona obtained Pennington and minor league infielder Yordy Cabrera from Oakland for Young and cash, then sent Cabrera to the Miami Marlins for Bell and cash. Earlier in the day, Arizona exercised a $6.5 million...

Does Young trade open door for Upton's exit?

Well, that was an interesting three-team trade Saturday. And for the Diamondbacks and Athletics, Im guessing it was just a prelude to other deals. Ill believe Justin Upton will be a Diamondback in 2013 when I see him in an Arizona uniform on Opening Day. And while A's general manager Billy Beane says he does not intend to trade any of his outfielders, whos to say that he wont...

D’Backs Get Disgruntled Bell And Cash From Marlins In Three Team Trade

The Oakland Athletics acquired outfielder Chris Young and cash considerations from the Diamondbacks for middle infielder Cliff Pennington along with minor-league shortstop Yordy Cabrera to Arizona. Arizona then turned around and traded Cabrera to the Miami Marlins in exchange for relief pitcher Heath Bell and cash considerations. I’m assuming Miami will be paying more than half...
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