New York Times on Jocketty

“Some of the worst trades I’ve ever made were with Walt,” Towers said. “He’s the one guy, every time we made a trade I’d end up saying: ‘You know what? This is not going to be good.’ I always tell him, ‘The only one I ever won on you was Fernando Valenzuela for Danny Jackson, and the only reason I won that deal was because Jackson retired and Fernando didn’t.’ ” [NY Times]