Man, I am so tired of waiting for next year with this team. I have almost no interest in the Pirates anymore. The last time the had a winning season I was 11 years old! I apologize if I just made some people feel old here, but it's the truth.
Perez's recent struggles remind me of a potential trade with the Rangers. I think it was Perez for Hank Blalock. At the time, I would have made the trade, because this team is really hurting for offense, especially a possible stud power hitting third baseman. And you could have a rotation of Greg Maddux, Randy Johnson, Curt Schilling, Johan Santana, and Roger Clemens and still not win without some offense.
I know hindsight is 20/20, but that trade should have been a no-brainer!