Re: Freel traded for Ramon Hernandez
Originally Posted by princeton
Reds might have to use a no-hit shortstop and couldn't afford to give up the catcher spot in the lineup, too.
in spite of the overpriced market, WJ got a need catcher fairly painlessly.
Turner/Freel are gamers. Walt tends to trade for guys that are supposedly not gamers. seems to work for him.
The veteran catching market actually appears to be more of a buyer's market so far.
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