Originally posted by StaggerLeeThe Braves give up Saltalamacchia? I thought he was the next big thing.
With McCann's contract renewed before the season, it was assumed ever since he set the record for longest. name. ever. that he would most likely be trade bait unless they moved him to another position. If the pitching stays healthy and on its game, this might win the division for the Braves. Who knows, they might even pull a Saint Louis and win a title.
Because while it was illegal, there was no testing for it. Much like a lot of laws passed by Congress, it was unenforcable, designed to make them look good without actually doing the tough work of actually testing for it.