Originally Posted by cincyinco
Why would the Indians trade for Larue and his awful contract when they have one of the best young catchers in the game in Vic Martinez?
Victor Martinez will not be a catcher much longer. His defensive skills are awful. I do, however, believe Cleveland thinks that Kelly Shoppach is the answer, so Jason LaRue is unnecessary for them anyway.
Any way you slice it... no way Cleveland does the deal mentioned above.