This article is a piece of evidence to trust Click, who acquired 4 of the 5 it talked about:
Graveman - initially his performance after coming over was shaky, not any more.
Maton - Lots of negative response after the trade and shaky performance initially, not any more.
Stanek - Click saw him as a bounce back candidate and he has been solid most of the year.
Raley - Acquired last year by Click for a guy who is still in rookie ball at 23.
The beginnings of In Click We Trust?
Click is directly responsible for getting or keeping: Castro, Gurriel, Brantley, Siri, Odorizzi, Raley, Maton, Yimi Garcia, Graveman, and Stanek
10 of 26 players on ALCS roster.
And keeping Maldonado and McCullers next season.
So far he has been nails as far as I’m concerned.
May I add that he rebuilt the bullpen with no money.
Adding Stanek in the off season and Maton, Graveman, and Yimi Garcia while keeping the team below the luxury tax threshold was very impressive and beneficial.
No money and didn’t dip into any significant prospects. A hell of a rebuild on the fly.