Originally Posted by jojo
IMHO, Zito is a very risky signing especially for the duration that his contractual demands are rumored to require....
I don't want to be a broken record, but he works incredibly hard. He's one of the few already-great pitchers in baseball whom I think could adapt to this park.
Free agents are always, always going to be tough to come by for the Reds for just that reason. Our farm system isn't ready yet. Thus I think he is the best option.