Originally Posted by camisadelgolf
There are 10 rotation spots available for the following players:
The AAA rotation will be fine. Maloney, LeCure, Klinker, Lehr, and one or two of Leake, Wood, and/or Chapman will be in Louisville.
Jockety has said that Chapman will start the year with the Reds. I can't see Leake or Wood being sent down. However, now that I think about it, Maloney and Lecure will probably both be with the Bats - assuming they are not traded. I forget about Lehr - if he can return to 09 form, he could really solidify the rotation. So, a rotation of:
looks a lot better, but it could go either way, depending on which versions of the bottom three show up. I still wouldn't mind seeing the Reds sign Reineke or a veteran IL pitcher such as Brian Mazone or Jason Hirsch.