Found December 12, 2013 on Indians Baseball Insider:
Over the past three weeks, trading Michael Bourn has become a hipster approach both because of the market place that currently exists as well as his contract implications on the Indians over the next three possibly four years. I must admit that I have fluctuated in between camps regarding whether or not he should be dealt. As well, answering a question like should the Indians deal Bourn, Justin Masterson or Asdrubal Cabrera is imperfect, irrational. Because any certainty cannot exist unless we are able to see what the return would be, that said, the idea of trading Cabrera for any part is close to certainty for myself merely based on cost/production value. Nevertheless, Bourn has become someone that many believe to be easily replaceable, which is understandably based on the Indians outfield depth. The case can be made based solely on last season - and I emphasize solely - that with Michael Brantley, Drew Stubbs, David Murphy and Ryan Raburn they could cover his production loss in th...
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