Re: Out-of-left-field trade idea.....
Originally Posted by mth123
Sign me up. I've been thinking Affeldt/Willits would be a good deal for both teams. If the Angels would deal a catcher in exchange for Ross I'd do that too, but its doubtful. I wouldn't trade any of their catchers for any of the Reds guys if I were them. Maybe if we threw in some more LH pitching depth like say Maloney or Pelland and a couple prospects at lower levels. I'd be happy with Affeldt/Willits.
But their catchers are, maybe, Mr. Right. Ross is Mr. Right Now. The key is Willits in center. We could use a lead-off man, but not on an outfield corner.
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