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Sounds like Ken Griffey Jr. was almost a Padre but Nevin wouldn't waive his no-trade clause. Good for San Diego I think, since they wouldn't be getting Griffey circa 1995-98. ESPN didn't really say what the whole trade was going to be or if there was going to other players involved.



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Except that Griffey would...maybe...sell tickets, I'd take Nevin over him in a heartbeat.

Now that I've said this, of course, Junior will win the MVP as the Reds win the '03 Series.



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Geez, and to think that just a couple of years ago people were calling Griffey one of the all-time greats and a threat to pass Hank Aaron.

Did Barry Bonds steal his talent or something?



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No, but as I said in the HOF thread, Griffey hasn't done much in the past couple of years (relatively speaking). It becomes a "what have you done for me lately?" issue rather than a "what have you done?", if that makes any sense.

Griffey still might be on the market, though...







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    Originally posted by PeterStork
    Except that Griffey would...maybe...sell tickets, I'd take Nevin over him in a heartbeat.


Plus, Phil Nevin, no matter how much he protests, will be playing left field next season. Who would you rather have in the outfield, Nevin or Griffey? It's a dumb question when you put it in that context, isn't it?
Nevin is quite possibly the worst defensive 3B in baseball. The possibility of his move to LF frightens the hell out of us Padre fans. His lack of speed will make his range extremely limited. Add to this that noted speedster Bubba Trammell will be in RF, CF Mark Kotsay will have to do a butt load of extra running in the OF.




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I just heard that Chicago (Sox) just nixed (at the last minute, apparently, a Griffey Jr for Magglio Ordonez deal. Why would the Chisox even think to do THAT???



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