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    Arroyo signs with D-Backs

    Per Ken Rosenthal. Awaiting specifics.

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    I'm gonna miss having him in our rotation and in the clubhouse. It would've
    been nice to have worked out a deal with him, but it is what it is and time to
    move on. Best wishes to him as he finishes his career.

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    2 years, $9.5 mil per with a 3rd year, $11 mil vesting option and a $4.5 mil buyout. Good for him. Hopefully Holmberg, Stephenson and the guys in AAA can provide the depth our rotation will need this year.

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    Yep, complete class act and I wish him well. He will be inducted into the Reds' HOF one day.

    There's not a more-durable pitcher in the game.

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    It'll be strange watching him pitch in a different uniform, but I couldn't be happier for him. I wish him the best of luck.

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    Best of luck to him and I will miss him as well.
    ...and this one belongs to the Reds.

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    Congrats to Bronson.

    That salary would have been too high for the Reds in my opinion.

    It ends up being either 2 years 23.5M or 3 years 30M. Neither of those options sounds real palatable for a 37 year old pitcher like Arroyo.

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    Thank goodness. I'll be glad to get rid of those moments where the Reds have a 6 run lead and I turn the channel for 5 minutes, then turn back to see Arroyo gave up three homers and all of a sudden the Reds are losing 7-6.

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    Re: Arroyo signs with D-Backs

    Quote Originally Posted by Lewdog View Post
    Thank goodness. I'll be glad to get rid of those moments where the Reds have a 6 run lead and I turn the channel for 5 minutes, then turn back to see Arroyo gave up three homers and all of a sudden the Reds are losing 7-6.
    Really dumb post.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chuckie View Post
    Really dumb post.
    Are you kidding? Arroyo was the king of giving up the big inning. How a guy that relies on a curve ball could last that long in Cincinnati amazes me. Almost every year he was near the top of the league in allowing homeruns. It's a fact.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lewdog View Post
    Are you kidding? Arroyo was the king of giving up the big inning. How a guy that relies on a curve ball could last that long in Cincinnati amazes me. Almost every year he was near the top of the league in allowing homeruns. It's a fact.
    He'll be in the Reds HOF, fact. And you're trashing him on his way out the door? The guy is one of the best pitchers to ever don the Reds uniform. Sorry he doesn't have a 98 MPH fastball. He's just good. And the most-durable pitcher you'll ever see.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chuckie View Post
    He'll be in the Reds HOF, fact. And you're trashing him on his way out the door? The guy is one of the best pitchers to ever don the Reds uniform. Sorry he doesn't have a 98 MPH fastball. He's just good. And the most-durable pitcher you'll ever see.

    I've always said this about Arroyo, not just now. Red's HoF? Do you realize that during Arroyo's 8 years with the Reds, he was only +11 games over .500? So he has basically been just over a .500 pitcher and you think he is the greatest thing since sliced bread. Instead of calling me stupid for my opinions, you should start working on your level of standards.

    Over his 8 years with the Reds he has averaged 9.1 hits/9, 1.36 HR/9, 2.35 BBs/9.
    Last edited by Lewdog; 02-07-2014 at 09:30 PM.

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    I don't get the need to canonize him as he hits the door. An 'OK' pitcher IMO but nothing to write home about. Personally, it he was pitching, I'd turn off the game---I hated watching him pitch that much. Time to move on. I'm glad he's gone!

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    I'm going to miss Bronson, but the Reds played this exactly the way they should have. Hear's to hoping Bronson gets another 15 Wins this season and the D-Backs finish with 75 wins.

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    Re: Arroyo signs with D-Backs

    Quote Originally Posted by Gapper View Post
    I'm going to miss Bronson, but the Reds played this exactly the way they should have. Hear's to hoping Bronson gets another 15 Wins this season and the D-Backs finish with 75 wins.

    Agree but more like 13 wins and 12 losses a season, that's what he averaged for 8 years with the Reds. That's pretty much a number 4 starter type stat.
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