Wow this sounds so so unlikeable. I say dick because we’ve added an F to the traditional chants so now I can curse like a sailor.
The bold below is mine.
Van Wagenen can be standoffish, but he agreed to speak with reporters Friday. I asked if he perhaps looked at the current winning streak and considered that the best trades are those you don’t make. He frowned.
“I don’t know which kind of rumors or deals we’re talking about,” he said.
This puzzled me. I asked if he’d read any papers during the month of July, as near all were filled with reports of his plans to sell off one pitcher or another.
“I think we knew we had players other teams were interested in, but we stayed true to our mission,” he replied.
(via NY Times including the Oh.)
So let me add one more sentence from the Times article.
The best of the current Mets were brought in by previous management.
Relax Wags. The move you made was the one for Diaz and Cano. Sometimes the best moves are the ones you don’t make, but you made that one.