Originally Posted by HotCorner
He supposedly had another deal made for Colon that was nixed by ownership.
Never was a deal for Colon. The Indians wanted a prospect package they got from the Expos, the Reds didn't have the fire power(or at least prospects the Indians wanted). That is a myth.
Long term, not trading for Rolen was the right thing to do. Injury prone, I wouldn't be surprised that 2007 won't be like 2005 for him. Body is wearing down........oh, there is also that EE guy, who we all knew was going to be a stud in 2002(well, at least I did, really