"The bottom line is, even if this trade does work out, it's not going to matter to 80 percent of the people in here," Wilson said. "And over the years, these trades haven't worked. Show me the ones that have worked."
I guess Jack doesn't care that the players acquired in these trades are most of his teammates in the starting lineup.
July 31, 2008: 3-team trade. Andy Laroche was traded by the Los Angeles Dodgers with Bryan Morris (minors) to the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Boston Red Sox sent Manny Ramirez to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Boston Red Sox sent Craig Hansen and Brandon Moss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates sent Jason Bay to the Boston Red Sox.
April 15, 2009: Traded by the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Pittsburgh Pirates for two Players To Be Named Later
Andrew McCutchen is the only starter who wasn't acquired via trade. So isn't Jack Wilson basically saying that most of his teammates are losers? And if Jack Wilson thinks that it sucks when the Pirates bring a young player in a trade, remember: