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It's Official Greg Maddux was traded to the Dodgers

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The Dodgers officially made the announcement that they acquired Maddux by trading two minor leaguers or cash considerations.

"It's very rare that you get the opportunity to add a pitcher like Greg even one time, let alone twice," said Colletti. "He's one of the greatest pitchers of all time and we've already seen what he can add to a team both on the field and in the clubhouse."

I hate this move. I hate the fact that now I have to watch the Padres for another month and a half without Maddux in the rotation. Is there any point watching a game now that isn't started by Peavy?

As if losing Maddux wasn't bad enough he's going to a division rival and not just any division rival, the Dodgers. Why are we helping them again?

The Padres save $1.15 million and get two Minor Leaguers that will never amount to anything or a little bit of cash.

What do fans get? A terrible team that just got worse. The 2008 Padres will go down in history as one of the worst teams in franchise history and that's really saying something..