Originally Posted by Kc61
I wonder if the Reds are clever enough to have planted the Haren story to get the Orioles to get going on Bedard. I still think the Reds would prefer the lefty starter to another righty.
That would be crafty. I would offer both teams Bailey, Votto, and a lesser prospect, and see which one bites first. Let them get into a "bidding war" for once. Heck, get Tampa involved too. If neither takes the bait, you can always come back to the table. Nothing ventured nothing gained.