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    Dunn going to be traded?

    Hello all, I have been in new jersey for about the last week, I talked to a friend here in ohio over the weekend and he mentioned that he and his father were listening to 700 WLW after a reds game, and that the subject of Adam Dunn being traded came up quite a bit. Can anyone that was listening or that has heard anything on the subject please update me??? Thank you very much....

    I sure hope not. :thumbdown

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    Re: Dunn going to be traded?

    He is the most likely of the outfielders to be traded by the Reds, because of his pending salary, their need for starting pitching and a true leadoff guy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ws1990reds
    He is the most likely of the outfielders to be traded by the Reds, because of his pending salary, their need for starting pitching and a true leadoff guy.
    How is Freel not a true leadoff guy?
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    Re: Dunn going to be traded?

    Quote Originally Posted by KronoRed
    How is Freel not a true leadoff guy?
    He's not scrappy enough.
    "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."

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    Re: Dunn going to be traded?

    Quote Originally Posted by KronoRed
    How is Freel not a true leadoff guy?
    Freel is the wandering nomad of our lineup.

    He doesn't play everyday, thanks now to Michaelangelo's David patroling the MIF again.
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    Re: Dunn going to be traded?

    Quote Originally Posted by KronoRed
    How is Freel not a true leadoff guy?
    I was wondering the same thing. Is he not scrappy enough?
    I miss Adam Dunn.

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    Re: Dunn going to be traded?

    Quote Originally Posted by OnBaseMachine
    I was wondering the same thing. Is he not scrappy enough?
    you sir, are moving in on my terrortory. I'm going to have to ask you to back off.



    "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."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raisor
    you sir, are moving in on my terrortory. I'm going to have to ask you to back off.



    Fight!
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    Re: Dunn going to be traded?

    Quote Originally Posted by ws1990reds
    He is the most likely of the outfielders to be traded by the Reds, because of his pending salary, their need for starting pitching and a true leadoff guy.
    Maybe so, but did you hear anything about him being traded?

    I will be devastated if/when that day comes.
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    Re: Dunn going to be traded?

    All we've heard for the past 6 years from the Reds FO is that we will contend and keep our best players.We've been lied to from them so much that I would'nt put it past them to trade Dunn were they are so dumb.What kind of statment would that be giving us reds fans if they would trade Dunn?? I'll tell you what I would say and think if this would happen.They don't want to win and don't care about the city of Cincinnati and the reds fans.


    They should be trying their hardest to build around the likes of Dunn,Kearns,Pena,Casey,and Wagner.IMO these our the main players that wee need to keep and try and build a team that can contend with the better teams in the NL.
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    Man I hope we keep him for the long haul.....we really need to build around someone!

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    Re: Dunn going to be traded?

    It's all just Cincinnati based speculation at this point, but it does make sense.

    He's going to cost around $10MM with arbitration, and the Reds don't have that much money. And with options like Kearns, Griffey, and Pena, that makes Dunn available. Not to mention he holds the most value out of any of the outfielders, so they could catch a real nice return.

    But when it's all said and done, I think trading him will go up their with trading Frank Robinson. Just my opinion ofcourse.
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    Re: Dunn going to be traded?

    But when it's all said and done, I think trading him will go up their with trading Frank Robinson. Just my opinion ofcourse.
    I agree....I really think dunn is gonna hit 600+ HR, and for those of you that say that homeruns aren't everything, I pay $$$ to go to the park and watch Dunn play. He will put people in the seats at GABP forever, as long as he is a red. Make him a career long red or at least through his early 30's

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    Re: Dunn going to be traded?

    Back to the main point, did anyone hear what was speculated on 700 WLW about Dunn?

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    Re: Dunn going to be traded?

    Quote Originally Posted by KearnsyEars
    Back to the main point, did anyone hear what was speculated on 700 WLW about Dunn?
    Don't worry, I listened to the games all weekend. It was just Marty and one of the sportswriter guests saying that if Howsam was GM he wouldn't care that Dunn had a good OBP and SLG, he'd trade Dunn because he didn't have enough RBI... In other words, just Marty nonsense (not even a rumor). There was a whole thread about it.


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