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    Reds Trade For Conine

    According to Marc's blog, Reds have traded two minor leaguers for Jeff Conine. More info to come.

    Maybe it's the start of more moves to come.

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    Re: Reds Trade For Conine

    Almost 41... scrappiness jokes ensue
    When all is said and done more is said than done.

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    Re: Reds Trade For Conine

    Zippity-do-dah...a 40-yr-old 1st baseman w/a .700 OPS.

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    Re: Reds Trade For Conine

    40 year old platoon guy who will make $2 million this year.

    Stupendous. WK, you have outdone yourself once again.

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    If the minor leaguers happen to be Votto or Bailey, EFFING kill me.

    Something doesnt seem right with this trade.
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    Re: Reds Trade For Conine

    and the hits keep a comin......
    2006 Redszone Prospect Draft - Johnny Cueto
    2007 Redszone Prospect Draft - Pedro Viola, Alexis Oliveras
    2007 Redszone Mock Draft - 1st (27) Michael Burgess, Supp. (60) Wes Roemer, 2nd (92) Barry Enright, 3rd (122) Jonathan Bachanov
    2009 Redszone Mock Draft - 1st (9) Shelby Miller, 2nd (58) Marc Krauss, 3rd (89) Daniel Fields

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    Re: Reds Trade For Conine

    I love it how everyone begs and begs for a move then when it happens their automatically disgusted with it

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    Re: Reds Trade For Conine

    Quote Originally Posted by forfreelin04 View Post
    I love it how everyone begs and begs for a move then when it happens their automatically disgusted with it
    Why do the Reds need a 40-yr-old slap hitting 1st baseman. Yes, people want moves. But they want moves that will improve the team.

    Why trade for a guy that is on the far side of effective, when there are at least two FA options that are much, much better (Wilson, Craig; Perez, Eduardo).

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    Re: Reds Trade For Conine

    Quote Originally Posted by forfreelin04 View Post
    I love it how everyone begs and begs for a move then when it happens their automatically disgusted with it
    Everyone is begging for a move to IMPROVE the team.

    We seriously are becoming the Giants of the East.

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    Re: Reds Trade For Conine

    Quote Originally Posted by forfreelin04 View Post
    I love it how everyone begs and begs for a move then when it happens their automatically disgusted with it
    Everyone begs for *good* moves. They are disgusted with *bad* moves.
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    Quote Originally Posted by forfreelin04 View Post
    I love it how everyone begs and begs for a move then when it happens their automatically disgusted with it
    Why trade for more crap when you can get a upgrade? Craig Wilson is the only plausable upgrade for next year. Conine is not.
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    Re: Reds Trade For Conine

    Ah, we all knew it was going to happen eventually...

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    Re: Reds Trade For Conine

    Quote Originally Posted by NJReds View Post
    Why do the Reds need a 40-yr-old slap hitting 1st baseman. Yes, people want moves. But they want moves that will improve the team.

    Why trade for a guy that is on the far side of effective, when there are at least two FA options that are much, much better (Wilson, Craig; Perez, Eduardo).
    Your problems here are well noted but you don't know if this is pinch hitting help instead of a potential backup first basemen.

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    Re: Reds Trade For Conine

    I'm telling you, these el cheapo lowball placeholder moves scream "rebuild." I just hope it's a real one, and not a half-ass job.

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    Javon Moran is one of the MiL going back to the Phils.

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