Re: Official waiver trade deadline thread (August 31)
Originally Posted by BuckeyeRedleg
Byrd now with 8 RBI and a 1.069 OPS in 8 games with the Pirates (33 plate appearances).
Ludwick has 6 RBI and a .939 OPS in his last 39 plate appearances.
"Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."