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Money among many factors in Millwood deal

The Phillies were willing to spend in the Kevin Millwood trade. On Sunday, the deal paid off big.

Originally Published: April 27, 2003
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- You can call John Schuerholz a lot of things. But don't call him crazy.

You think the Braves wanted to trade Kevin Millwood to Philadelphia?

You think they wanted to hang by their TVs Sunday, watching Millwood pitch a no-hitter for somebody else?

You think they wanted to let Millwood go off and become an ace for a team whose main goal in life was to force the Braves to start their offseason golf program as early this autumn as possible?

The answer ...

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