Trade, Spring, 2010
IN - Troy PerkinsTrade, Fall/Winter, 2010
OUT - Fred, 1st round pick, allocation money
IN - Steve Cronin, allocation moneyTrade, Spring, 2011
OUT - Troy Perkins
IN - FredDoing a little trade-algebra ninjutsu makes Perkins, Fred, and the allocation money* cancel out, leaving us with the equation:
OUT - 2nd round pick
Steve Cronin = 1st round pick + 2nd round pickReally?
Math is hard.
* assuming the allocation money is roughly equal—could go either way