Re: Here we go...Haren
Originally Posted by Johnny Footstool
They can't afford not to.
The Reds will be lucky if either Bailey or Cueto develops into the pitcher that Haren is today (or Bedard, for that matter).
I'd hate for Bailey and Cueto to flame out (or worse, develop into nothing more than mediocre pitchers) and leave the Reds wondering what might have been.
You have to take risks sometimes. I think Haren is a good gamble.
The Cardinals thought the same thing about Mulder. I can't see both Bailey AND Cueto for Haren. One sure, but not both.
“I’ll just take my walk,” he said, to laughter. One reporter followed up that Hamilton might be able to score from first on a single. “If he does, that’s great. Isn’t that crazy? Think about that: I hit a single and got an RBI. Like I said, crude stat, right?”