Originally Posted by Kc61
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.
I'm not worried about his next contract. I just think at his salary he'll be the
key acquisition for 2010 and could very easily spend most of it on the DL. I'll pass.