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Oakland Lands The Right Names For Gio

Oakland Lands The Right Names For Gio

Early in the off-season, it appeared that Oakland was eyeballing some of the biggest prospect names in the game in exchange for Gio Gonzalez. They quickly realized that getting back a player like the Yankees' Jesus Montero was not going to happen, but what they received from the Nationals on Thursday was the next best thing, as they received a high quality package of prospects.

The Washington Nationals' just made themselves a whole lot better. And, that's something that needs to be noted right off the bat. Pairing Gio Gonzalez with the likes of Stephen Strasburg could make Washington highly formidable at the top of their rotation in 2012, and they have a lot going for them...

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