Re: offseason priorities!
Ive usually just been a reader, but I thought I would throw in my 2 cents
1)Who plays RF?
----Freel/Denofria/Griffey will somehow fill the RF/CF spots
2)Who plays 2B?
----Sign Mark DeRosa
3)Who becomes Closer?
----If we go Free Agency then we could sign either Joe Borowski or Dan Kolb. I say try to make a trade. My idea is with the Angels to get set-up guy Scott Shields (2.87 ERA, 31 Holds) and put him in in the 9th. Maybe the Angels could throw in a young Shortstop.
4)Who is #3 starter?
----If we go Free Agency, the best realistic option in my opinion is Gil Meche. Again, I would rather go with a trade. Maybe one of Detroit's leftovers (Bonderman, Robertson, Maroth, or Miner)
5)Who improves the Bench?
---Here's an interesting name ... Kevin Millar. Maybe he and Bronson can bring a 2004 Boston "Idiot" spirit to Cincinnati! And if not ... then at least he can switch with Hatty at 1B and sometimes play a corner outfield spot.