Re: The Rolen trade almost wasn't
Still amazes me how many Reds fans were simply flabbergasted by that deal. I was 100% in favor of it from the start. Hate to lose a prospect like Stewart but it has to be done from time to time if you want to contend. I actually liked Roenicke a lot.....Encarnacion couldn't leave fast enough.
The land was farther away from the core and had much less gravity so bigness could develop and dominate