Found July 20, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
The Toronto Blue Jays and Houston Astros announced a huge ten player trade just a moment ago. I haven't had time to break down the particulars yet, so I'll do it as I go. HEADING TO TORONTO JA Happ, Brandon Lyon, David Carpenter HEADING TO HOUSTON Francisco Cordero, Ben Francisco, Joe Musgrove, Asher Wojciechowski, David Rollins, Carlos Perez, PTBNL OK, now to break it down player by player. Happ has been a massive disappointment for the Astros since they acquired him from the Phillies in the Roy Oswalt deal in 2010. He's tallied just 1.7 fWAR in 332 2/3 innings, but he has improved this year by boosting his strikeout rate and slashing his walk rate. The major problem? Homers. He allowed 21 last year, and has already allowed 17 this year...and he's going to a much stronger division in the AL East, and a fantastic park for homers in the Rogers Centre. This has disaster potential for the Blue Jays, but with their glut of injuries, I understa...
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