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Trade Analysis: Astros Net Sleeper

Trade Analysis: Astros Net Sleeper

Michael Bourn was a solid trading chip for the Houston Astros. A superstar he is not, however, and it wasn't likely that Houston would get a package of blue chip prospects in exchange for him. But, what they did get is a player that has that type of potential. The Braves are indeed winners in this deal, but Houston just netted themselves another intriguing prospect.

To be clear, the Braves are big winners in pulling off the deal that sent Jordan Schafer, Juan Abreu, and Brett Oberholtzer to Houston in exchange for Michael Bourn. Bourn is one of the best defensive center fielders in the game, gets on base, and is also an elite base stealer. He fills many needs for Atlanta and should be able to make an impact this year and beyond. But, Houston didn't... Recommended Stories

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