birdwatcher55 wrote:the Padres wanted Arrieta and Brian Matusz if they were going to part with third baseman Chase Headley
dan72 wrote:I would have been very tempted to make the trade with the Padres. Assuming Matusz is a bust, all you are really losing is an average to slightly below average SP for one of the top 10 third baseman in the game...... Hard to turn that down. Honestly Arrieta and Matusz would probably fair better in those parks against that competition. just MHO.