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mroby85
08-15-2008, 07:39 PM
http://cincinnati.reds.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20080815&content_id=3313686&vkey=news_cin&fext=.jsp&c_id=cin

This is certainly concerning, when you're rebuilding you have to be able to sign your top draft picks imo.

redhawk61
08-15-2008, 07:41 PM
http://www.redszone.com/forums/showthread.php?t=69459&page=43

Chi-Town Red
08-15-2008, 08:49 PM
They even said we would have trouble signing him..really why would you draft him? great talent, but useless if you cant have him....maybe something will get done...lets hope!

levydl
08-15-2008, 09:21 PM
We gave pre-pubescent teens Juan Duran and Yorman Rodriguez $2 mil. each, then offered $5 mil. for 16 year old Michael Inoa. I'm glad they're looking to spend some money in the Dominican, but why must it be at the expense of our #1 draft pick. Alonso's supposed to be close to major league ready, those 2 kids certainly aren't. They knew what he was asking for going in, now get the deal done.

kpresidente
08-15-2008, 10:25 PM
They knew what he was asking for going in, now get the deal done.

I have a theory that says they didn't like anybody that was available, so they took the one guy they knew wouldn't sign, so they could get the pick again next year.