Uh, sure, Omar, you have a better opportunity. To finish fourth? Oh, sure, a high-potential, oft-injured pure hitter and two barnacles are surely a great replacement for a premier young pitcher coming into his prime. Minaya better sign Vlad or this trade looks engineered by MLB to create marketable AL East drama – how’s THAT for a conspiracy theory? “It’s tough to trade a pitcher like Javier Vazquez, but I think we have a better opportunity with the situation going forward,” Expos general manager Omar Minaya said at a news conference in Montreal.