Originally Posted by Honoring Earl 34
I'm not sure Oakland would have let Nnambi go if he was in his prime . The key was Smith making the deal with the player on the rise for less money .
The key was Smith not acting like a love sick puppy & letting the FA define when a deal will or will not be done, thereby missing out on the other quality FAs.
basically I'm agreeing with you, just augmenting your point. (msr & all that)