Originally Posted by davereds24
The Reds might feel Valiquette is expendable if they need to remove someone from the 40man. If guys like Corky, Izzy, Balentein are called up in Sept someone has to be removed. I would hope there are several guys they would cut before him though and Izzy getting hurt will probably save someone.
I highly doubt they'd take a person who touches 96 consistently, and a lefty at that, off the roster even though he has some control issues. Izzy is on the DL so he isn't a lock to get called up, even though there is a good chance, granted that he's healthy.