Originally Posted by Falls City Beer
In a lost season, protecting Bruce's Super Two status is the way to go. You'll be praising their restraint in a year or two.
Agreed.... looking at Braun's contract, the super two is worth 6M, and that's on a discounted contract. For a player of this magnitude, holding Bruce back a month could be worth in the 8-10M range. With this team's many problems, that seems like a pretty nice trade off for the Reds IMO.