Originally Posted by X-Terminator
SF is very deep in pitching and really not much else, so I don't think they could have gotten any more than that unless it was another, less-highly-touted pitching prospect. I would have liked to see more out of that deal as well, though. Still, I won't bitch about getting Alderson, and yes, he does become our #1 pitching prospect. It also officially puts Brad Lincoln on notice that he'd better get his shyt together if he wants to be in Pittsburgh next year, because he ain't "the man" anymore.
the first time i heard about Sanchez maybe going to SF it was Alderson+Emanuel Burriss+ a AAA pitcher who i cant remember his name. Snell might have been in on that trade and thats why we didnt get all of them, im not really sure.