Originally Posted by Captain Hook
The Reds could be ran the same way but they allow their team to go into every season with major weaknesses then do nothing when the team shows that they can compete despite those weaknesses.Does anyone remember the last time the Reds made a move mid-season that improved the team that required taking on payroll?There have been a hand full of seasons over our playoff drought that the Reds were still in at this point but nothing is ever done.
Jimbo went out and got Estes and Moehler in 2002. That team hung in there for awhile and we made some moves. Neither one of those guys panned out but the effort was there. Also flipped Juan Encarnacion for Dempster. If Dempster's arm hadn't been blown out that may have worked out.