Colon trade dissected

Bud Shaw has an excellent analysis of the Bartolo Colon trade which brought Grady Sizemore and Cliff Lee to the Tribe. Shapiro took A TON of heat at the time…Shaw does a good job of breaking it down.

“We felt like we couldn’t miss on that deal,” said Shapiro. “Believe me, we didn’t take the trading of Bartolo Colon lightly.” Neither did a fan base that is running out of reasons to hold a grudge against Indians ownership and management as October and the White Sox draw nearer.

That Colon trade is rapidly starting to look like the first step toward this season’s playoffs. Get with this team folks. Quit you’re griping and get with this team.

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