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I'm not sure there is any case of a superstar not moving who has been asked. I think that would be the exception not the rule.
I realize that most people probably wouldn't agree. In effect, to me, the difference between Posey and Cano/Trout is that Posey had a better year offensively than either of them and that he plays a more valuable position that we don't totally understand how to measure defense on.
And, you're a Giants fan.
WAR basically thinks that no catcher should ever win the MVP.
Here are the players who have won the Triple Trout:
2011: Mike Trout: 129 runs, 49 stolen bases, 171 OPS+.
1990: Rickey Henderson: 119 runs, 65 stolen bases, 189 OPS+.
1958: Willie Mays, 121 runs, 31 stolen bases, 165 OPS+.
1945: Snuffy Stirnweiss, 107 runs, 33 stolen bases, 145 OPS+.
1915: Ty Cobb, 144 runs, 96 stolen bases, 185 OIPS+.
1911: Ty Cobb, 147 runs, 83 stolen bases, 196 OPS+.
1909: Ty Cobb, 116 runs, 76 stolen bases, 193 OPS+.
1902: Honus Wagner, 105 runs, 42 stolen, bases, 162 OPS+...
Almost certainly, the catcher inherently offers vastly more defensive value than either of the other two, and the 3b probably offers more than the CF, even before you start looking at any actual numbers for the specific players
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