Originally Posted by Old school 1983
My opinion on choo is that the reds should build the team in the offseason under the assumption that choo will not return. Drop players to enable you to pay choo and he does not sign, then you're left between a rock and a hard place. Make offseason moves that improve the team regardless of if he signs or not. If he doesn't you'll be set, and if he does, he's a superior option to ludwick and offensively to Hamilton, so he'd have a spot regardless.
I can see this. I also think they should sign him asap and move on to other roster priorities. From a fan standpoint that would help the excitement for 2014 big time.