Originally Posted by 40YrRedsFan
I believe that when Votto signed his contract for three years instead of a longer term, it was so he could go to a contender at the end of it if the Reds weren't contending.
BINGO! The so called long term deal the Reds gave Votto was a joke, where was a 5-7 year deal like they inked Bruce to? Lets face it, if changes aren't made in terms of a salary cap in MLB the Reds are NEVER going to win a World Series again let alone be successful.