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Did We Pay Too Much?

Did We Pay Too Much?

Since taking over as General Manager Josh Byrnes has consistently made moves that have helped the team now (clearing the salaries of Troy Glaus, Javier Vazquez, and Orlando Hernandez) and in the future (bringing in Alberto Callaspo, Chris Young and Jeff Bajenaru). For the first time he has made a move about this year, right now, getting Livan Hernandez from the Nats, was it the right move?

It was one of the first things that crossed my mind when Mike Rizzo left the D'Backs to head to the Nationals.  "Uh oh." There were a variety of reasons.  First and foremost, Rizzo was the architect of the Diamondbacks drafts, drafts that have taken the D'Backs from worst to first in farm system rankings, and netted the Diamondbacks prospects who are producing now (Chad Tracy, Conor Jackson...

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