Derrek Lee for Hee Seop Choi was a bad one. Luis Castillo for Travis Bowyer wasn't such a hot swap, either. But now that the Marlins have closed the book on Cameron Maybin and Andrew Miller, trading the two key pieces in their 2007 salary dump of a trade with the Detroit Tigers within a 24-hour span, it's time to put that mega-deal into perspective.
Of the six players the Marlins acquired from Detroit 35 months ago for Dontrelle Willis and Miguel Cabrera, a potential Hall of Famer, only two remain: middle reliever Burke Badenhop and minor-league pitcher Dallas Trahern, who missed last season with an arm injury. Miller, Maybin, Mike Rabelo and Eulogio de la Cruz are gone. Sure, you can count the three relievers the Marlins obtained for Miller and Maybin in their trade with Boston and San Diego. But those two trades, especially the one involving Miller, were salvage jobs.
So just where does the Detroit trade rank for the Marlins? Worst ever? Near the bottom? Give us your thoughts.