Originally Posted by Scrap Irony
Frazier, Francisco, Heisey, and Dorn all playing and playing well. Took awhile, but it looks like all four could be options as early as next season for the Redlegs. All four are OPSing over 800 for the season.
Francisco 22 AA/AAA 847
Heisey 24 AA/AAA 908
Frazier 23 AA/AAA 843
Dorn 24 AAA 803
My guess is one of Heisey/Stubbs/Dickerson gets traded this offseason, with the other two making the OD roster.
Francisco should stay in AAA next year, and be called up only if/when Rolen suffers an injury.
I'd like to see Frazier as the Reds 2B with Phillips moving to SS, but assuming that doesn't happen, Frazier could be the supersub for the Reds in 2010.
If they're not contending come July, Rolen and Phillips could be traded along with the veteran pitchers. If this happens, Frazier and Francisco can start at 2B and 3B, respectively (with Cozart perhaps starting at SS assuming a nice first half in Louisville.) However if the Reds decide to keep Rolen and Phillips beyond 2010, I could see both Frazier and Francisco getting dealt.
Dorn could replace Nix on the roster, or he could stay in Louisville for another year (at least until he is needed as a roster replacement.)