Opinion: Smith's trade history hindered Twins

Parker Hageman, who writes the "Over The Baggy" Twins blog, says ex-GM Bill Smith made all the wrong moves early-on in trades involving Johan Santana, Matt Garza and Jason Bartlett.
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Parker Hageman, who writes the "Over The Baggy" Twins blog, says ex-GM Bill Smith made all the wrong moves early-on in trades involving Johan Santana, Matt Garza and Jason Bartlett.

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