Question Of The Day

The Kickoff

August 02, 2006

Do you fault the Orioles for not making a trade Monday?

Trading one of the top hitters in the game like Tejada for what was offered would have been ridiculous. Trading disgruntled Javy Lopez for a bag of baseballs and a player to be named later would have been brilliant.

Jim Kirby

Columbia

No fault for not acquiring Oswalt, who would be gone by the 2008 season. Fault lies in the O's weak rookie drafts. Fault the O's farm system for the team's shallow assets to trade.

Bill Piccirilli

Lutherville

No. 1 fault Jerry Hoffberger, Frank Cashen and Hank Peters for not leaving any notes behind on how to upgrade the team through trades.

Ken Diehl

Towson

NEXT QUESTION

Which major league team did the best job of improving itself with trades Monday?

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