Did you pick these players via draft, salary cap or what?
I wouldn't expect Langston (an above average modern era pitcher) to be high on someone's want list, if you have 100+ years of history from which to pick.
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What's whip? It's a stat I have seen with increaing regularity in recent months but have been unable to figure out its meaning.
EDIT: Just a guess that just came to mind...is it walks plus hits per inning pitched?
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You are assuming someone would've given up the bigger haul. This was a lesser-risk move for the Yankees, for sure. The only upside form the M's point-of-view (IMO) is the potential that Pineda will break down.