Cubs GM Jim Hendry Does Not Deserve Kudos For Trading Bradley For Silva

May 30, 2010 by  

As Chicago Cubs' starter Carlos Silva morphs into a Cy Young candidate so far early in the 2010 season, Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry is getting more than his share of credit for pulling off that trade.

That credit is completely unwarranted.

You don't get credit for signing the worst possible fit for your team in 2009 in Milton Bradley and ruining the season, and then receive accolades because the Seattle Mariners dumped their refuse on you and he turns out much better than expected, at least for now.

Actually even if Silva completely bombs the rest of the season, the trade still looks good because you got rid of a cancer and added a starting pitcher that gets you a win just about every time he takes the mound ...

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