Originally Posted by GoReds33
I have no problem with putting money into development, but eight million dollars is too much for a small market team to spend on a player who may never see a MLB field. That's all I'm saying. I have no problem with spending 2 million on Duran. Duran is a great prospect.
Just because he's suggested he wants $8M dopesn't mean he will get it. THe Reds have talked to this guy. They probably already know what it will cost.
And $8M for Alonso is probably quite a bit less risky than $2M for Duran.