Re: Kearns on the block
Originally Posted by redsmetz
I saw this line and had the opposite response. What gem is out there needing a change of scenery, not unlike Brandon Phillips or an excess pitcher like Brandon Arroyo. Why the doom and gloom?
because that is what I see it as. just exactly what I said. Why not go out and get someone that is actually good? You are not going to find many Brandon Phillips on the waiver wire. It was just a fortunate, for the Reds, mistake by the Indians.
I don't think that this Reds team is good enough to win anything without actually getting some pitching. Latroy Hawkins isn't going to get it done. Someone like Dontrelle Willis could. There are players to be had, if you believe the news rags. The Reds just have to be willing to give up something to get them. I just have this bad feeling that they are going to trade Kearns or Encarnacion for someone like Mark Redman or Tony Armas.
You can't wait until July 31 to make a deal either. The first team to really go out and help themselves are going to make the playoffs in the NL.
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