Originally Posted by REDREAD
I just can't believe all the angst here over possibly signing a nontendered backup OF.
The angst comes from the fact that we all watched the Dusty start Patterson in CF and leadoff ad nauseum
last season. If I had any confidence that he would actually use Willy T as a backup, I wouldn't mind the signing. But I don't have any confidence in that.
In a philosophical sense, I'd rather see the Reds spend a lot of money for something good than to spend a little money for something terrible. Maybe that's just me.