Re: Shin-soo Choo?
Reds are in such a great situation now. By July they'll have several options and a lot more visibility:
If Hamilton looks like he is the real deal, the Reds can shop Ryan Ludwick while negotiating with Shin-Soo Choo. Or they can let Choo walk (after making a qualifying offer of course to pick up the draft picks).
If Hamilton looks like he will not be ready for primetime in 2014 or after, the Reds can attempt to engage Choo in long-term talks. If he walks, collect the picks. If he signs, you could shop Hamilton or Ludwick.
Hell maybe Cozart sucks, Hamilton looks great and the Reds can re-sign Choo and move Hamilton back to SS- who knows?
Either way, great job Walt and great job Reds. Can't wait for ST!
Last edited by Benihana; 12-11-2012 at 10:56 PM.