Originally Posted by princeton
I'm not a big fan of two-year deals because the Reds FO has been so bad at figuring out the market lately. a player like EdE may be worth significantly less in 2010. Plus one of the young third sackers may displace him soon.
I guess they don't think much of these "young third sackers'" short term prospects or they wouldn't have re-upped him for 2 years.