Originally Posted by Bip Roberts
Anyone with an obvious mind see 09 as being the year we are a better team.
08 is going to be a very interesting year. I cant see us being worse than 07 but unless we get a great year from Bailey or Volquez we arent going to be contending in 08.
Out of the teams in the central we are the obvious team that got THE MOST BETTER! god that hurt just typing that.
I pretty much agree. Bruce instead of Griffey in RF, then go get a defensive specialist for CF. I don't think it's unreasonable that two of Belisle/Bailey/Volquez/Cueto can be at least league average in 09 - just try and add one more #2/3 type. That's better defense, better pitching, and at least similar offense (with Votto/Bruce coming into their own). I think we're a year away.