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Thanksgiving BP, 11/27-11/28

A little girl, a hatchet and a Tom Turkey, ca. 1955. Photo by Kirn Vintage Stock/Corbis via Getty Images

This will be The Thread for the next couple of days. Sorry for the delay in posting. Hope you queued up some nice and good hot takes.

We’re seeing a little bit of hot stove action the past couple of days:

Ah, the days when this team was more predictable.

Anyway, here’s the topic starter: how many of these trades and contracts were negotiated with pumpkin pie or other Thanksgiving foods in the room at the time? Do you think A.J. Preller was forking pieces of pie into his mouth in between “uh-huh”’s as he negotiated with Pomeranz’s agent?

Maybe a better starter: what’s the best Thanksgiving side or dessert to eat while negotiating baseball contracts?