Originally Posted by GoReds33
Not only do the Reds need to dump salary, they need to take on more salary. If they get rid of Griffey, and save 12 million, that's fine. Then you have to spend that 12 million, plus some. You won't get much for 12 million a year, but if you are going to spend 16 you can get yourself a franchise player. My guess would be in a trade. Maybe we could get Santana. I have no clue what they would want for him though.
Santana who? Carlos Santana? If you're talking about Johan then you're kidding yourself. If you think that were really going to get a 'franchise' player via FA or trade this year hen you're kidding yourself just as much.