I joke, of course about Philly fans, and Brad was very amicable. I had a few Phillies that were burning a hole in my pocket and Brad was very happy to take them off of my hands. In exchange, he sent me the following:
The Heyward 2013 Topps Chasing History Relic was the centerpiece of the deal- the card I had found in Brad's trade bait menu. The Steve Avery Hall of Gold card from 1995 Score was a very pleasant surprise. I had never seen it and I always welcome new Avery's!!
One player included in the trade was Craig Kimbrel- on this 2012 Allen & Ginter's card. Congratulations to Craig on recording his franchise-record 155th save last night against the DiamondBacks. Kimbrel recorded four outs in breaking John Smoltz's record and continues to add to his career accomplishments at a young age. He currently holds the MLB record for lowest ERA (1.41) and strikeout rate (15.14 K/9) among pitchers to have appeared in at least 240 innings.
Julioooooo! Another dominating performance by Teheran last night- further cementing his place as staff ace and one of the best young pitchers in the game.
Thanks again for the trade, Brad- and especially for not