"The Trade" continues to stink. You would have thought "Mr Saber metrics" would have believed his own stats that showed that when the mighty Cuban played- the A's won twice as many as they lost. That's one huge stat to ignore.
Beane couldn't believe his luck when Cespedes did turn out to be a force in the Majors...then Beane trades him like he was Chris Carter.uh,another lost slugger..or Ethier...another slugger yet again. Or Giambi...or Halladay.. I see a pattern- how's about you?
The A's org. needs to ween Beanes off of handling sluggers...he just hates them.