Despite not having a salary cap, MLB has surprisingly had a lot of parity over the past decade. While the decade has seen the Giants win three World Series titles in a span of five years, as well as the Red Sox who have won a couple of championships, we see teams go up and down every year. The payroll has not always been equated with a successful team, because somehow the Oakland A have managed to make the playoffs every few years, while the Tampa Bay Rays continue to develop solid players.
What does a lot to determine how well a team does is how they manage their resources. Drafting does not mean as much as in other sports, since baseball talents can be found without going through the draft and when teams need another hitter or pitcher, they simply offer some of their resources to get it. Teams need to know when they can get the best possible return for their players and when they sell their potential customers.
Every team in the majors has at least one trade in the last ten years that they would like to have back. The difference between successful franchises and distressed franchises is the speed with which they can recover from their mistakes and minimize large ones. So now, let's go through all 30 basketball clubs and determine which of their operations during 2010 would like to have you back.
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30 Arizona Diamondbacks: Trading by Chris Johnson and Justin Upton For Prospects
In 2012 the Diamondbacks had just come out of a season 81-81. Their first general selection, Justin Upton, has scored 17 home runs and has played 67. Owner Ken Kendricks has expressed the motivation for Upton's trading: "It is certainly not Justin Upton that was in the past and that we would expect from him "Upton would have been sent to the Braves and the next six seasons would have won two Silver Slugger awards and become an All-Star 2 times.
29 Atlanta Braves: Craig Kimbrel and Melvin Upton Jr. For Jordan Paroubeck, Cameron Maybin, Carlos Quentin, Matt Wisler
It is not unusual that it takes a while before potential prospects develop fully, but it has been three years since this trade and Jordan Paroubeck have not yet reached the major leagues, Cameron Maybin has played a season in Atlanta, Matt Wisler is 16 years old. -23 with the Braves and Carlos Quentin was released by the Braves nine days after the trade. Considering that Melvin Upton Jr. was not a big loss, Craig Kimbrel currently has 142 trade parades and three all-star appearances.
28 Baltimore Orioles: Jake Arrieta, Pedro Strop & Cash for Steve Clevenger and Scott Feldman
In 2013 the Baltimore Orioles were in the middle of a 85-77 season, trying to stay in the Wild Card hunt, the Orioles and the Cubs made a trade. The Orioles took Scott Feldman who would have gone 5-6 before being granted to the free agency as well as Steve Clevenger who scored two home runs. The Cubs got Pedro Strop who is 17-19 from the trade, and Jake Arrieta, who was 20-25 for his career in Baltimore. After the trade, Arrieta had two All-Star and one Cy Young selections.
27 Boston Red Sox: Rey Fuentes, Casey Kelly and Anthony Rizzo for Adrian Gonzalez
In December 2010, the Boston Red Sox called the San Diego Padres to face Adrian Gonzalez. In his first year with Boston, Gonzalez was an All-Star, Gold Glove and Silver Slugger winner. Before exchanging it with the Dodgers, Gonzalez hit .321 with 42 home runs in 282 games. While Fuentes and Kelly were a small price to pay, the junior leaguer of Anthony Rizzo, has currently made 4 All-Star teams and won a Gold Glove and Silver Slugger.
26 Chicago Cubs: Tyler Colvin and D.J. LeMahieu for Casey Weathers and Ian Stewart
After only 60 official appearances in 2011, the Chicago Cubs exchanged D.J. Le Mathieu and Tyler Colvin at the Colorado Rockies for Casey Weathers and Ian Stewart. Colvin would have hit 21 home runs in 162 games with the Rockies, but LeMathieu is the big regret. Perhaps it is the air, but, from the time of trade, LeMathieu has become an All-Star 2 times and a 3-time winner of the gold glove. Ian Stewart would enter the batter's box 202 times for the Cubs, while Casey Weathers never received a call to the major leagues.
25 Chicago White Sox: Chris Sale For Luis Alexander Basabe, Victor Diaz, Michael Kopech and Yoan Moncada
It is never easy to classify a baseball trade that is only two years old, however, even if the White Sox were to exchange Sale, they should regret their return. Sale went 29-12 with the Red Sox and in 2018 had an ERA 2.11. Moncada quickly became one of the best prospects in the White Sox organization, but only reached 15 home runs. Kopech appeared in only 4 games with an ERA 5.02.
24 Cincinnati Reds: Aroldis Chapman for Eric Jagielo, Caleb Cotham, Rookie Davis and Tony Renda
On July 25, 2016, the Cincinnati Reds were trying to replenish their organization with some young talents and used their best chip to do so. Part of the trade also covered Chapman's off-field problems. Since being traded by the Reds, Chapman has earned 58 bailouts with a record of 8-4 and one All-Star. So far the return of the Reds has earned them two victories, seven losses and six home runs. Time can change the tides, but starting now, there must be some regrets.
23 Cleveland Indians: Brandon Moss for Rob Kaminsky
Indians can not cry for the loss of a utility player who has 30 home run potentials that can play first base, thanks to Yonder Alonso who occupies that particular corner. It is the fact that Brandon Moss has some experience in roaming, a position where the Indians have Melky Cabrera and Tyler Naquin at the moment. Since he was mistaken for Rob Kaminsky, Moss has had seasons of 28 and 22 home runs, Kaminsky has a record of 26 to 20 among minors.
22 Colorado Rockies: Huston Street for Nick Schmidt
How can trading a pitcher out of Colorado be a disagreeable decision? Well, it could happen when the pitcher continues to have two more All-Star seasons despite having three seasons with an average run of less than 2.00. Those brilliant ERA seasons may not exist, or the 146 saves if it stays in Colorado, but Street stats would be easier to overlook if Nick Schmidt had more than one season in minors with an ERA below 3.30.
21 Detroit Tigers: Yoenis Cespedes for Luis Cessa and Michael Fulmer
Everyone knows that the Tigers have swapped Justin Verlander, but the 2015 contract with New York Mets becomes the most displeased trade in the franchise. Luis Cessa would never have launched a shot for the Tigers, while Fulmer scored a 24-31 record and an average career earnings of 3.80, thanks to the winning season of the Rookie of the Year. Despite losing numerous games in the last two seasons, Cespedes has proven not only to be an All-Star, but to be a player of the likes of Gold Glove and Silver Slugger when he is healthy.
20 Houston Astros: Hunter Pence for Jarred Cosart, Jon Singleton, Josh Zeid and Domingo Santana
Since being traded in 2011, Hunter Pence has hit 121 balls out of the park while he has beaten 500 runs. At the very least, it made the Astros regret not being able to get more. In return, Astros acquired Jarred Cosart who went 10-8 in one season. Jon Singleton was recently released despite his last appearance in 2015, Josh Zeid has appeared in 28 games, none since 2014 and Domingo Santana has managed 42 appearances before being traded along with Josh Hader.
19 Kansas City Royals: Zack Greinke and Yuniesky Betancourt For Lorenzo Cain, Alcides Escobar, Jeremy Jeffress and Jake Odorizzi
Lorenzo Cain played seven seasons for the Royals with an average of .289 and 120 stolen bases. Alcides Escobar has competed in eight seasons with the Royals getting an All-Star selection and a Gold Glove, Jeremy Jeffress managed to go 1-1 with an ERA of over 5.00, and Jake Odorizzi has only played 2 games with the Royals. With all that he said, the Royals traded Zack Greinke for that raid in 2010 and has since scored 127 victories, three All-Star selections and three Gold Gloves.
18 Angels of Los Angeles: Ervin Santana and Cash For Brandon Sisk
Since releasing from the Angels of Los Angeles in 2012 to the Kansas City Royals, Ervin Santana has accumulated a record of 53-45 accompanied by an 'ERA of 3.64. Of course, the Angels were able to get rid of the $ 13 million that would be due to Santana next season, still had a better ERA than any starter of the Angels in 2013. Sisk was much cheaper and had his best season was with the New Jersey Jackals, where he went 5-1.
17 Los Angeles Dodgers: Rafael Furcal and Cash for Alex Castellanos
Perhaps trading for Manny Machado will soon replace this mid-season trade in 2011, but until then, the immediate regret they have experienced paying the St. Louis Cardinals to bring Furcal to Castellanos is at the top. In two years with the Dodgers, Castellanos had 42 appearances in the pot with a hit average of .171. Since then he has signed four times as a free agent and has been released all the time without getting an attack. Furcal would get 748 pot appearances and will make an All-Star team.
16 Miami Marlins: Giancarlo Stanton For Jose Devers, Jorge Guzman, Starlin Castro
Although the Tigers receive a temporary passage for the Verlander trade, the Florida Marlin is not granted that luxury. With the lack of horrible trades since 2010 (because most of the players leave) the Stanton trade gets even stronger. The 38 home games of Stanton, 100 beats and the average of .266 have not earned him any All-Star, MVP or Silver Award as the previous year, but the record of Guerrman 0-9 in the minor league in 2017 and Devers a home career in minors, is not entirely promising.
15 Milwaukee Brewers: Zack Greinke For Johnny Hellweg, Ariel Pena and Jean Segura
After Zack Greinke went 25-9 for the Brewers in two seasons with 49 games started, the Milwaukee Brewers thought it was time to move Greinke to the Los Angeles Angels. While Jean Segura created an All-Star team in Milwaukee, his best seasons occurred after Milwaukee swapped him. Hellweg went 1-4 in seven games in 2013 while Pena has a 2-1 career record. As for the Brewers, they could have used Greinke in Game 7 of the 2018 N8S.
14 Minnesota Twins: Aaron Hicks For John Ryan Murphy
In 2015, when the twins exchanged Aaron Hicks for catcher John Ryan Murphy, Hicks averaged 0.225 and 20 home runs on 819 at-bats with the Twins. Since the trade, Hicks has a beaten average of .244 with 50 home runs in 1,108 officers at the bats. Hicks showed more power and more speed than anyone who had the Twins in central pitch in 2018. Also, to make him more displeased, John Ryan Murphy played only 26 games for the twins before being traded.
13 New York Mets: Carlos Beltran for Zack Wheeler
The Mets are probably happy that Zack Wheeler is still playing and managed to pass 12-7 with a 3.31 ERA in 2018, but in 2011, when the Mets traded Carlos Beltran and his 19 million dollar contract, it is possible that they would have could have received more in return. Beltran still had three All-Star seasons after the trade and averaged 500 at-bats, 22 home runs and 74 beaten runs. The Mets recovered from this trade thanks to a stellar pitching staff, but they could have used the Beltran bat in their lineup.
12 New York Yankees: Mark Melancon and Jimmy Paredes for Lance Berkman
In 2010 the New York Yankees were on their way to the ALCS where they would eventually lose in six games against the Texas Rangers. At the trade deadline, the Yankees added Berkman who would have only had three hits in 12 at-bats during ALCS. Berkman will have an All Star 2011 season with the Cardinals. Melancon would have turned his 9.00 ERA with the Yankees into 182 career rescues elsewhere. All in all, the move did not really help the Yankees at all.
11 Oakland Athletics: Josh Donaldson for Brett Lawrie, Kendall Graveman, Sean Nolin and Franklin Barreto
When you trade a player who becomes MVP for the team that acquires it, this surely leads to some regrets. Oakland A had Josh Donaldson, but knowing he would soon have to pay a huge payday, they sent him to Toronto for Brett Lawrie. Donaldson was still a solid player for A, but could not predict the jump he would take after he moved to Toronto. His MVP game allowed the Jays to reach the ALCS series, while the A had to re-tool once again.
10 Philadelphia Phillies: Jim Thome For Daniel Haigwood, Aaron Rowand and Gio Gonzalez
Since the Phillies reconfirmed Cliff Lee after trading in 2009, their most unpleasant business ends up being traded for a future Hall of Famer for a minor career, 29 home runs and Gio Gonzalez who has never played for them. The statistics show that Thome had remained a lot, after being traded Thome had an average of 37 home runs and 102 RBI for 162 games. Thome would end up signing with the Phillies in 2012 before being traded again.
9 Pittsburgh Pirates: Gerrit Cole for Jason Martin, Michael Feliz, Colin Moran and Joe Musgrove
Knowing that they would not be able to compete in the NL Central, the Pirates traded Gerrit Cole, who just came out of a 12-12 season with a Â "Â" of 4.26, statistics that would have improved for 15-5 with an ERA of 2.88. Meanwhile, Jason Martin hit 13 home runs in minors, Michael Feliz had a 5.66 ERA, Colin Moran hit 277 with 11 home runs, while Joe Musgrove went to 6-9 with an ERA of 4.06. It seems that the Pirates are never able to keep the players at their peak.
8 San Diego Padres: Zach Cates and Anthony Rizzo for Kyung-Min Na and Andrew Cashner
In 2011 Anthony Rizzo ran only 153 appearances with the Padres, so exchanging it with Andrew Cashner, who would end with a record of 28-43 with an ERA of 3.67 for five years, did not look so bad. Kyung-Min Na, never reached the majors once the Padres had bought it, but, in the defense of Padres, not even Zach Cates. The problem, Anthony Rizzo, went to be a 3 times All-Star, 2 times Gold Glove and Silver Slugger.
7 San Francisco Giants: Luis Castillo and Kendry Flores for Casey McGehee
The Giants may be in a period of down now, but they won three World Series titles in 2010. It's hard not to regret a trade every time you give up a couple of young arms for a couple of home races. McGehee had 138 appearances in the pot before being released by the Giants, only to return with the Marlins two days later, in 2015. The 27 successes and 28 strikeouts of McGehee will end up getting worse after the 24-year strikeout for innings Castillo turns into an ace .
6 Seattle Mariners: Cliff Lee and Mark Lowe for Matt Lawson, Blake Beavan, Josh Lueke and Justin Smoak
After being traded by the Mariners, Cliff Lee still had 45 wins, two All-Star seasons and two top five Cy Young Awards in him. Although the Mariners did not regret adding Mark Lowe, the generosity of the players in return yielded 17 wins, 21 losses and 66 home runs. Aside from Lee, Justin Smoak is the only name he deserves to be mentioned, and his best years came after the Blue Jays picked him from the Mariners' postponements.
5 St. Louis Cardinals: Kyle Barraclough For Steve Cishek
Cardinals are one of the best-managed organizations in baseball, so they do not have many moves to talk about. Kyle Barraclough's career record of 15-12 with the Marlin, accompanied by a '3. It was 3.21, is currently not causing anyone's loss of sleep in the St. Louis Cardinals front office. Potential Barraclough has a near future drastically outpacing the production that cardinals got from Steve Cishek. In 2015, Cishek launched 23.1 innings and was promptly authorized to become a free agent in the offseason.
4 Tampa Bay Rays: David Price for Willy Adames, Drew Smyly and Nick Franklin
It was a three-way deal between Rays, Tigers and Mariners at the 2014 trade deadline. The price had already been a 3-time All-Star and a Cy Young Award winner, before the trade, post-trade accumulated a 68-28 record, including a scintillating record 2-0 with an ERA 1.98 in the 2018 World Series. In return the Rays have acquired Adames who hit .278, Smyly who is 15-15 years old with a & # 39; Era of 3.95 and Franklin hit 10 home runs in 338 flat appearances.
3 Texas Rangers: Chris Davis and Tommy Hunter for Koji Uehara
Chris Davis is ready to earn $ 23 million up to 2022, a contract that reflects his past statistics, not the ones he's doing now. Unfortunately for the Texas Rangers, they were statistics obtained with another team. Davis hit 241 home runs from the trade, while Uehara launched 51 innings for Rangers for two seasons. For good measure, the Rangers have launched Tommy Hunter to grease the wheels. Hunter will go on for 21-20, thankfully not adding regrets.
2 Toronto Blue Jays: Wuilmer Becerra, John Buck, Travis of Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard for R.A. Dickey, Mike Nickeas and Josh Thole
In 2015 the Toronto Blue Jays acquired the winner of the Cy Young Award, granted that RA Dickey would have a record of 49-52 with the Blue Jays, Nickeas never had a flat appearance, Thole has accumulated 2 home runs and a, 200 beats medium and Beccera has yet to make the jump to the majors. Buck hit 15 home positions in the following season, Arnaud while 162 entered, while Syndergaard lost 37-22 with an ERA of 2.93.
1 Washington Nationals: Jonathan Papelbon and Cash For Nick Pivetta
Jonathan Papelbon spent wonderful years in Boston, where he was one of the best door closers in the game. Considering that the Nationals seemed ready to take over the majors, they thought that Papelbon was an essential element to be able to close the big games. While the national team did not regret exchanging Nick Pivetta, the acquisition of Papelbon turned out to be a move that messed up Nats' locker room. We all remember the altercation he had on the bench, not to mention the fact that the team completely lost the playoffs when Papelbon was supposed to close the games.