Originally Posted by flyer85
they should have been smart enough not to want him in the first place. He was a disaster waiting to unfold.
The Reds should have known David Ross wouldn't be leading National League catchers in homeruns. They should've known that Brandon Phillips and his .206 batting average through 135 games was going to be lucky to hit over .250. Sometimes things work out, and sometimes they don't. Pretty much no matter what, there was always a better option. Signing Mike Stanton would have been one of the best conracts out of the ones I just listed. The Reds may have had better options, but the majority of their contract options were worse.