Re: Reds trade Juan Francisco to Braves for RHP J.J. Hoover
Originally Posted by Spitball
I imagine there were a lot of factors playing into this trade. Mostly, I believe Francisco's lack of options, Chipper Jones's injury, and Livan Hernandez signing with the Braves to a major league contract were factors 1-3.
If he'd had options, he'd still be a Red in my opinion.
Of this I have NO doubt.
Pitching and defense...anything else is gravy. Mmmm...gravy.