Originally Posted by mth123
This is just what the Jays have been waiting for. Rolen has a healthy stretch and some sucker with a history with him comes along and takes him off their hands before his back explodes again. All things considered, I'd rather have EdE.
How quickly we forget Jr. landing on the DL again and again and again.
The Reds signed Griffey for what, seven years. Very different from a short-term contract with Rolen that expires after 2010. If the Reds give Rolen a lengthy extension, then you're right, but nobody said that's happening.