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    Re: Cubs expected to pursue CHOO..

    Quote Originally Posted by OldXOhio View Post
    Will it also be because Walt cleared money via trade in the offseason?
    I don't see how Walt can open up meaningful money via trade unless it is Phillips or Votto. He could open up salary for next year, but Choo is going to command a long-term deal.

    I think Walt will try, but the numbers Choo can achieve elsewhere will be too compelling. Hope I'm wrong.

    Without Choo, Reds will have to add a short-term CFer. Even if Hamilton makes the ballclub, they can't depend on his bat every day as a rookie.

    Without Choo, Reds will also have to consider other changes in their offense. They can't expect an acceptable offense with the current team minus Choo without considering some changes.
    Last edited by Kc61; 08-23-2013 at 12:37 PM.

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