Re: Michael Bourn
Bourn taking a one or two year deal with the reds would be a best case scenario for the Reds if the price is right. The market has definitely left both the reds and Bourn in a bind, but I still find it hard to believe a deal would actually get done between the two.
My guess is that after a few weeks, some team will shell out a 4 or 5 year deal to Bourn for 50-60M. Potentially Texas, Seattle, Boston, Dodgers, Giants in my eyes. Bourn is consistently an elite defensive CF'er, gets on base at a .350 clip and can steal 40 bags a year. He is a valuable commodity who will get his.
While I would love to see this deal get done, I would bet the Reds have a severe outside chance to get Bourn in a Reds uniform in 2013.