Moore wanted nothing more or less than ML-ready, up-the-middle players. Not exactly the Rangers strength, unless Elvis is in the conversation. I think I would've been supportive of such a trade, but only if I had known that the Rangers would've had to have beaten the Nats/Brewers offers (Espinosa or Escobar).
I'm certain we can all come up with alternatives at SS, and, so, I've put a couple of plausible ideas in a poll. Let's dump any other alternatives that folks can imagine in the comments.