Re: Mystery team jumps into Tomo Ohka negotiations
This article here says Ohka only wants a one-year deal so he can test the market again next year. This would definatly make him a more desireable target.
"Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."