Re: Offseason Priorities
Originally Posted by LegallyMinded
The Red Sox are desperate for pitching and are rumored to be looking at a Derek Holland for Jacoby Ellsbury trade. I think the Reds might be able to match that offer with one of Bailey or Leake, although Leake might be a stretch. (Here's
a comparison of the three starters).
Would it be worth dealing Bailey or Leake, given that 1) Ellsbury is only under team control for one more year and 2) Ellsbury has a considerable injury history? Seems like a high-risk, high-reward move.
Ellsbury is a temptation. But his injury history scares the crud out of me. And for 1 year?
Just say no.
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