D-backs-Braves weekend trade sets a disturbing precedent for MLB

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The weekend trade that sent right-handed pitching prospect Touki Toussaint to the Atlanta Braves along with Bronson Arroyo in exchange for Phil Gosselin was less of a baseball deal than a financial one, and while it's just one trade, it points in a direction that MLB should absolutely not want to go