Originally Posted by M2
There is another possibility here. Maybe Jr.'s rehab isn't going well and the Reds are planning for life without him.
In a similar vein, Kearns had an orthopedist visit last week. Maybe that turned up something which gave the team cause for alarm.
That certainly would be a double edged sword, Jr. that is.
It would be very sad if he was forced to retire because of the injuries. I have grown to respect Jr. in his handling of being the reluctant superstar and in handling the injuries.