But as to the substance of the poster's comment, my point was simply that there are two sides to the coin. People can "chide" others for wanting more veterans, but should realize that the opposite is often true on RedsZone.
In terms of leadership
Ludwick - he's around at home
Hanigan - on rehab now, but he's been around on the DL
Rolen - retired (wanted too much $/playing time reportedly)
Izturis - veteran added to team
Cairo - retired but still on team in coaching role
I would cede the point that Lutz/DRob don't belong on a big league roster...but things are desparate. I just don't think we have suffered as big a loss of veteraness as you say.
If you are bringing in a player, simply because he is a veteran, then he should be able to play a little bit. No more Cairo types, who could literally do nothing on the field, which is why he is a coach two years after signing a two-year deal.
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