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Jim Hendry Deserves Another Chance

July 21, 2009 by Aaron Gingold 

Sometimes you need to shake up a roster. Six consecutive playoff losses in two years might warrant such a move.

However, when you tinker with your team, you should try to avoid making poor baseball decisions.

Jim Hendry must have forgot this fact last offseason.

Hendry decided to sell high on former Cubs' super-utilityman Mark Derosa. I didn't and still dont agree with this move. Derosa was not the guy you want involved in a "roster shakeup." Although, I do understand Hendry's business decision in trading a player who had reached his ceiling.

At the same time Hendry was patting his own back for what he thought was a shrewd move, he was getting conned himself. Milton Bradley and his agent somehow got Hendry to...

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