Originally Posted by eastkyred
I'm all for starting high, but this is rediculous. Wayne K is going to run off everyone that would have any interest if this is what he is asking. Last year the angels wouldn't make a similar deal for Manny. They certainly aren't going to make it for Dunn.
It's June 15th--there are six weeks until the deadline. Krivsky is under no pressure to trade Dunn now, so he might as well ask for the moon.
And if Oakland or Seattle gets involved later, Anaheim might be forced to up their offer.
This is smart negotiation. The Reds, as of right now, have all the leverage.