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    players that Buster Olney says passed thru waivers..

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    Olney: Waiver Trade Candidates
    In case you missed it, Buster Olney posted a list of players who have passed through waivers and can be traded to any team before Thursday's deadline. Here's the list:

    David Wells
    Shawn Chacon
    Jae Seo
    Sidney Ponson
    Bruce Chen
    Jeromy Burnitz
    Jeff Conine
    Jay Payton
    Bobby Kielty
    Reggie Sanders
    Luis Matos
    Jay Gibbons
    Geoff Jenkins
    Gabe Kapler

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    Re: players that Buster Olney says passed thru waivers..

    i am shocked LaRue Didnt pass thru!! if this is true

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    Re: players that Buster Olney says passed thru waivers..

    Quote Originally Posted by redsfan4445
    i am shocked LaRue Didnt pass thru!! if this is true
    Why?

    One season doesn't make a career and evidently if he didn't pass through someone sitting at a desk doing this for a living must think that one year isn't a career either, and they would actually have to pay him for it.

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    Re: players that Buster Olney says passed thru waivers..

    Could any of those help us at all?
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    Re: players that Buster Olney says passed thru waivers..

    Quote Originally Posted by GridironGrace
    Could any of those help us at all?
    possibly Chacon, but i doubt it.
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    Re: players that Buster Olney says passed thru waivers..

    Quote Originally Posted by westofyou
    Why?

    One season doesn't make a career and evidently if he didn't pass through someone sitting at a desk doing this for a living must think that one year isn't a career either, and they would actually have to pay him for it.
    Plus there are times that teams claim players as strategy thereby preventing a rival from getting a needed player. It could be too that he was claimed but the Reds couldn't work out a satisfactory deal.

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    Re: players that Buster Olney says passed thru waivers..

    Geoff Jenkins would be better than Hollandsworth.. David Wells.. I think would be an upgrade over Milton.. but we don't have much left to bargin with..

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    Re: players that Buster Olney says passed thru waivers..

    I think that our holes are not quite as glaring as the Cardinals' holes so I'm glad to see that this list doesn't have any difference makers on it. I think we'll be okay, I was just worried that the Cards might make a move.

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    Re: players that Buster Olney says passed thru waivers..

    Quote Originally Posted by joshnky
    I think that our holes are not quite as glaring as the Cardinals' holes so I'm glad to see that this list doesn't have any difference makers on it. I think we'll be okay, I was just worried that the Cards might make a move.
    I think Milton could pitch a perfect game and there would be folks on this board who can't recognize the Milton v.2005 is much different than Milton v.2006. He pitched a gutsy game last night, IMO.

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    Re: players that Buster Olney says passed thru waivers..

    Quote Originally Posted by redsmetz
    I think Milton could pitch a perfect game and there would be folks on this board who can't recognize the Milton v.2005 is much different than Milton v.2006. He pitched a gutsy game last night, IMO.
    Yes, he's gone from horrifyingly bad in 2005 to regular bad in 2006.
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    Re: players that Buster Olney says passed thru waivers..

    If LaRue was claimed he would have been let go. Why would the Reds pull him back?
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    Re: players that Buster Olney says passed thru waivers..

    Quote Originally Posted by redsfanmia
    If LaRue was claimed he would have been let go. Why would the Reds pull him back?

    No way. Why would you give him away for nothing? If Ross were to get hurt do you really want Valentin as the starting catcher and someone from AAA as the back up? I don't.
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    Re: players that Buster Olney says passed thru waivers..

    Geoff Jenkins would be better than Hollandsworth..
    Jenkins comes along with 1.3 owed for the Month of September, TH about 175K.

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    if Larue was claimed

    & Krivsky pulled him back then Krivsky need to see a therapist

    I also assume that this list isn't complete

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    Re: players that Buster Olney says passed thru waivers..

    Quote Originally Posted by pedro
    No way. Why would you give him away for nothing? If Ross were to get hurt do you really want Valentin as the starting catcher and someone from AAA as the back up? I don't.
    I would give him away just to dump the 5+ million he is owed next year. I could live with a AAA back up to dump LaRue.
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