Originally Posted by texasdave
I don't think any major trades are going to shake out until the deadline, if then. They are monitoring Ryan Ludwick's progress. If Reds' management feels he won't be back or won't be effective when he comes back, I could see them pulling the trigger on something substantial. Until then it's wait-and-see time. One caveat. If they seem to be falling substantially out of contention, I could see a major move being made. I agree that Chase Headley would look very good in the middle of the Reds' lineup.
I was totally saying at the deadline. After we see how ludwick will be. And get a better read on cingrani. To do it now would be knee jerk and probably require a massive over pay