Originally written on The Cardinal Nation blog  |  Last updated 1/4/13
Last night, while watching another boring college football bowl game on ESPN, I fell asleep in my easy chair. When I awoke, it was April 1. Being April Fool’s Day is the only way I could comprehend a new article from ESPN’s David Schoenfeld in which he proposes what may be the most one-sided trade I have ever seen. Maybe it is something in the water fountains in Bristol. Just last week, Jim Bowden, also writing for ESPN, came up with what at the time had to be the most ridiculous trade proposal of the winter. The former Cincinnati Reds general manager suggested with a straight face that the St. Louis Cardinals should send pitchers Shelby Miller and Trevor Rosenthal plus outfielder Jon Jay to the Colorado Rockies for outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. It appears that his co-worker Schoenfeld did not want Bowden to hold the “worst proposal” title for long, as the former cooked up an infinitely worse idea. There are two common threads between the two articles. The first is that the writer...
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