Originally Posted by PepperJack
Do you think that is more the new cap system, or that the Reds haven't had a real big ticket since Chapman.( who I think being that he was 22 and from Cuba shouldn't count)
I would say that Jacob Constante was a big ticket signing last year. Same for Jonathan Perez before him. But yeah, the cap certainly hurts them. There will probably be a few players who sign for more money than the Reds even have available.