Originally Posted by camisadelgolf
.... but if Haren provides the Reds with 50 starts over two years at an ERA of less than 4.00, I think it would be worth it.
He's more likley to give us 5 starts over two years than 50 starts. He's had 76 starts in 5 years, 13 over the last 2.
This guy hasn't been healthy for a long time, over 2.5 years. We just can't deplete our prospects with a complete roll of the dice. This is more like buying a lottery ticket.