Originally Posted by cinreds21
I don't understand why people want a long-term center fielder when Billy will be ready by September at the latest.
Not sure Billy will be ready next season. I just want a CFer who can defend and get on base. Even when Hamilton were ready, having someone like Fowler or Spann on the roster is not a problem at all, You can always slide Billy back to SS or if you want him in CF (and Cozart Didi @ SS), Folwer or Spann will still have solid trade value. I just want someone who can get n base at a .340+ clip that they can pair with DatDude at the top of the order infront of a fully healthy Votto.
IMO, acquiring a talented player (as long as they're OK in the clubhouse) in the offseason never causes a problem. At worst, they create another trade opportunity.