Originally Posted by thatcoolguy_22
Which is why we should use to him to pick up an Erik Bedard or Scott Kazmir (if he really is on the market)
Jay Bruce and Edwin Encarnacion for Bedard or Kazmir everyday of the week. I will even toss in a Maloney to boot
I concur, but it would suck to have to give up Bruce, he's almost guaranteed to be the real deal whereas there's no such guarantee for Bailey & Cueto.
I'd almost rather trade Bailey & whoever else it would take for Kazmir - plus Kazmir has 3 yrs left of team control compared to 2 years of Bedard. (I would even deeply consider Bailey & Cueto in the deal)
We will have tons of money to throw into the 2009 Free Agent Market (Even if we sign Dunn). I say we use it to purchase Derek Lowe.
A Starting Rotation of:
And we'd still have: Dunn, Hamilton, Bruce, Votto, Phillips, EdE in our lineup....
I like it!