Originally Posted by xsteve1
Byrd was a heck of a pickup for the Pirates. Wish the Reds would've tried to get him.
Problem is the Reds have an investment in Ludwick. The Reds would have had to cast Ryan into a bench role if they acquired Byrd.
Not saying it wouldn't have been good. But the Reds are paying Ludwick starting player's salary and once healthy they were going to play him.