don't have a game this week, so it will be at least a week before we get to see newest Goat
in action for his new team. In the meantime, I spoke with Steve Stoehr, who is a writer and editor for SB Nation
New England Revolution
The Bent Musket
about the trade. Considering Chivas and New England have yet to play this season (they'll do that finally at the end of the month) some insight from the other perspective is good in understanding what Chivas will be getting with Joseph. Thanks very much to Steve for answering my questions!
The Goat Parade asks The Bent Musket:
1. Did you have any indication that Shalrie Joseph would be traded? What has the initial reaction been among fans to losing him?
There were signs that Shalrie's days were numbered, but a midseason trade to Chivas? I'm not sure anyone saw this coming. The initial fan reaction has been mostly sadness, sprinkled with a generous helping of righteous anger. Some people have taken a step back and tried to see the business end of the deal, or understand that it might be best ...