Originally Posted by edabbs44
Not outspend, but at least get in the ballpark. If they are going to continuously make their big acquisitions after the rest of the teams have already filled out their rosters, then it is time to pack it in.
Either that or start building from the farm system. Drop $10 million into next year's draft. Outbid people on the big name intl FAs.
How many big name international free agents pan out compared to ones that flop?
As for 'start building the farm system'.... the Reds have one of the 5 best systems in baseball right now. They will be building through the farm system.