From Lookout Landing
As much as I’d hate to see James Paxton leave Seattle, I could very much get behind him going to Atlanta. Seattle needs to build its farm system. It’s epically bad and I’m a believer any model of sustainable success for most teams is through building the farm system.
I grew up watching the Braves do it as a kid and I’m watching them do the same now. It’s how Houston went from being the worst team in the league to World Series champs. Sometimes it takes trading top level talent to get there. The M’s may have to make that sacrifice.