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Dempster a Bargain for Texas

Dempster a Bargain for Texas

Everyone in baseball knows how loaded the Texas Rangers' farm system is. So, whenever trade talks are initiated with them, there is an elite group of names that are going to immediately be brought up. But, even in landing a very high quality starter in Ryan Dempster, Texas did not have to surrender any of their elite prospects.

Most people in baseball would have to agree that, in all likelihood, the Cubs would have vastly preferred to trade Ryan Dempster to the Braves for Randall Delgado. It would have given them an immediate impact young starter with plus stuff. Of course, Dempster torpedoed that deal and Chicago had to look elsewhere. As the deadline closed in...

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