Found February 09, 2012 on RJ's Fro:
That's right folks, you read that right. Former Padre starting pitcher Bruce Hurst was traded for pitcher Andrew Cashner....well kind of. While shooting Episode 1 of Padres and Pints, Geoff Young, myself, Beautown & the Avenger-in-Chief were discussing some random Padres stuff, off camera, whilst drinking some amazing Ballast Point. Anthony Rizzo had just been traded and we were all scratching our heads. Not because we hated the deal. Not because it was a shock to us all. But mainly because we got a relief pitcher in return. Yes he's a solid arm, but why are the Padres, owners of one of the finest pitching parks in baseball, trading for a relief pitcher? Regardless of what many say, it's hard to believe that a hard thrower with arm issues in the past, will ever stick around in the starting rotation. Possible, but not likely. Regardless of all that, we started to kind of work our ways backward a little and mentioned some trades that led to Cashner coming to San Diego....
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