Originally Posted by 5TimeWSChamps
That's what I'm saying. You had 2 big pieces to strengthen your team. You put them both in the same trade for a pitcher who has underperformed.
When you are working on a budget like the Reds are, you can't afford to miss on moves like that
Especially when you have the best pitcher on the planet that you were supposedly moving into the rotation this year.
Which rotation would you rather have?
(While still having your main trade pieces to improve the holes on your team)