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Also, I just want to bring back this point that traderumor and Kc61 made much earlier on, before Doc's (false) report got us all charged up earlier today:
I think the answer is "not so much" or "maybe." The Reds have two starters (Cueto, Latos) who could be top-shelf playoff starters and a third (Bailey) who has flashed the ability in patches. But I say aces like this are the number one asset to have heading to the post-season, and that a team should stop at nothing to find out whether they have one or not.without Aroldis, is the Reds' rotation really that good? Is it a playoff winning rotation? I think it's a fair question and probably the key issue as the Reds think this through.
Is there a guarantee that Chapman is this kind of starter? No way. But he shows all the signs you look for.
"Iíll kind of have a foot on the back of my own butt. Thatís just how I do things.Ē -- Bryan Price, 10/22/2013
Patrick Bateman (03-21-2013)
I have to agree with Jeff Brantley either Chapman starts this season or he never starts as a Red.
If Walt and Price want Chapman starting Walt needs to tell Dusty , he starts period if Dusty doesn't like it I'm sure another manager would have no trouble following orders.
Red Raindog (03-21-2013)
"But I do know Joey's sister indirectly (or foster sister) and I have heard stories of Joey being into shopping, designer wear, fancy coffees, and pedicures."
"Now that's a real shame when folks be throwin' away a perfectly good white boy like that."
Walt Jocketty then said that they will certainly listen to a player about their preferred role, but they don't let players preference decide their roles.
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