Originally Posted by reds44
We need another starting pitcher.
I'm not too worried about it for this year. Leake and Bailey are good enough, especially considering the Reds have built-up a sizeable lead with them. And in the playoffs, they wouldn't likely be starting anyhow.
But next year, I'd certainly like to replace one of them, preferably Bailey, with Chapman. I still think Leake's ceiling is higher than it's given credit for, but he's also younger, has less professional experience, is cheaper and is a good hitter as a bonus.