Originally Posted by AmarilloRed
I just dont see Krivsky trading any good starting pitchers he has unless its impossible to re-sign them. How many of us thought he could or would resign Arroyo? I bet many of us thought Arroyo would be traded for prospects when the time came. Krivsky will do everything he can to resign Lohse if he proves himself on the field.
Arroyo was a completely different situation. The Reds had him locked up for two more years -- making negotiations much easier in the offseason. Lohse can be a free agent after this season and is looking for the biggest payday he can get. The Reds need to trade him as soon as they can find some value in return. There will be one team out there willing to overpay a little bit for a back of rotation starter like Lohse. But the Reds better not wait too long while he continues his slump and/or gets hurt. Trade him as soon as you can.
(Same deal for Milton, but the Reds would have to eat some of his salary obviously.)