Well, that's good.
"Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."
Could have done much worse. He was my number two choice, behind Martinez from Tampa.
His lineups stink!!!!!!
I wanted to be the first.
"Boys, I'm one of those umpires that misses 'em every once in a while so if it's close, you'd better hit it." Cal Hubbard
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I think it's fair to say Dusty was fired so that Price could be hired. Walt seems to be on the same page with Price and the guy has bee an amazing coach.
On top of everything else, the Reds just got a whole lot more SABR.
Baseball isn't a magic trick ... it doesn't get spoiled if you figure out how it works. - gonelong
I'm witchcrafting everybody.
So no Paul O'Neill?
Kidding. This comes as no surprise. I'm all for it.
Fine, no problem, just add some hitters.
Congrats to Price by the way. He has earned this.
This was blazingly simple but the complexity of life with oNeil, bench, Larkin, pinella, rolen, riggleman, Mattingly, or griffey made things painful and uncertain enough.
Glad he is still in the organization but I'm not sure that he is any sort of material upgrade. I guess time will tell. We have seen a lot of grass is greener situations play out over the past few years, hopefully this one pans out.