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Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Braves pay reasonable price for Cubs' Lee


Capitol Avenue Club's Peter Hjort on the deal sending Derrek Lee to the Braves:
It's a fair point. If Glaus's struggles over the last month have been caused by a real injury, somebody should have known about it before now.

Of course, it's entirely possible that if they'd put him on the DL a month ago, they'd have traded three prospects then rather than now.

Like Peter, I can't really fault the Braves for doing this deal. But unless Lee helps get them into the playoffs, the trade might look really, really silly in a few years.