Re: Should We Trade Arroyo?
Originally Posted by Spitball
Ramon Ortiz just signed a contract for more than Arroyo made last year. Look at the contracts signed this winter by number five (and even number six) starters. It would be crazy to trade Arroyo. There just isn't anything out there more valuable to a team like Cincinnati than a starting pitcher signed to reasonable contract.
I think if you arent at least willing to explore trading Arroyo for top notch AAA pitching then the Reds will not be contendors for a WS title any time soon. We basically will be a .500 club for the next couple years. I would rather gamble, trade Arroyo for top notch pitching prospects, and build this team for a WS title and not just a .500 team every year.
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