Re: The Twins make the most sense
Originally Posted by Benihana
If the reports of Broxton's imminent signing and Chapman's subsequent move to the rotation are correct, the Reds can afford to ship Leake and one of Corcino/Cingrani for an OF or two. I'd have to think those arms would be enticing in a deal for Span or Willingham, and if the Reds added an additional prospect or two, maybe both of them.
I would imagine the Twins would have to throw in some cash to cover (or maybe take Stubbs back), but these days you never know.
Of course I would try first for Justin Upton or Dexter Fowler with those same guys as bait, but that's just me.
Just out of curiosity...why is it that we can now afford to deal away Leake and Cingrani/Corcino? Chapman won't be able to pitch 200 innings so we'll need a 6th starter for certain. Injuries happen (as does pitchers struggling) so I'd say it's a near certainty that we'll also need a 7th starter. Add in an 8th just for safety's sake too IMO. I can see us dangling one of Corcino/Cingrani, but not both and certainly not one of the current starting 5.
Pitching and defense...anything else is gravy. Mmmm...gravy.