Originally Posted by Dom Heffner
And if I'm Tampa Bay- an outfield of Delmon Young, Carl Crawford, and Baldelli or Dukes isn't anything to be ashamed of.
Truth. Tampa Bay has a fairly good crop of prospects out there. Its hard to argue with the logic of not protecting Hamilton.
Hell, the Reds aren't protecting Jay Bruce currently, and he looked all-world at Single-A ball last year.