Diamondbacks Lose Prospect to Injury

Posted: 29th March 2010 by Jeff Summers in MLB
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After the 2007 season that saw the Arizona Diamondbacks exceed expectations and reach the National League Championship Series, the team decided to make a blockbuster trade to bring in another front line starter. General Manager Josh Byrnes would make a trade with the Oakland Athletics that would bring Dan Haren to the desert for several top prospects. The trade was warranted and given the success Haren has had with the Diamondbacks he was worth the price. The trade along with a few other minor deals would leave the farm system depleted. This was not necessarily a problem since so many of the young homegrown talent were now in the Major Leagues. For the long-term benefit of the team the team needed to replenish the minor league system. Last year the Arizona Diamondbacks did just that dra ...

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