Found June 07, 2012 on Taking Bad Schotz:
A few weeks back, I stumbled upon a blockbuster trade that happened nearly nine years ago. The trade included several people who had already established themselves as productive major league players and some prospects that would go on to have solid careers as well. The ten-player deal between the Diamondbacks and Brewers has so many recognizable names, so I figured it would be fun to do a recap of the trade. We’ll talk about the Diamondbacks side first, since they acquired the biggest (both literally and physically) player in the deal. Let us begin. Diamondbacks Receive: Standing at 6’6 205 LBS, Richmond Lockwood Sexson was the epitome of a hulking, slugging first baseman. Sexson possessed the kind of right-handed power that does not come by very often. He started off his career with the Cleveland Indians and hit .255/.305/.514 with 31 home runs and 116 RBIs over 525 plate appearances in his first full season in the big leagues. However, since those late ‘90s Indians teams were abso...
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