One case I don't see the benefit is with regards to Ruben Amaro Jr. Now, before you get your panties in a bunch, I think Rubes has done a fine job. There isn't too much I can find fault with in the way he has handled the Phillies since he replaced Pat Gillick. Sure, there is the Cliff Lee trade to
Its easy to win Monopoly if you start the game with hotels on Boardwalk and Park Place. It takes more than 2 years to prove that you are competent G.M. Let alone a great one. Trades especially those that involve prospects take years to evaluate properly. Drafts take even longer to assess. So basically before you anoint RAJ the greatest G.M. in the history of baseball, let's get all the facts or at least a right-handed power outfielder.