Quote Originally Posted by Benihana View Post
We now have the following CORE players locked up through 2010 at least:

Harang
Bailey
Votto
Encarnacion
Dunn
Bruce

I doubt Bronson Arroyo would be willing take ANY kind of discount to stay here, given the disdain he has expressed with the National League and the Midwest specifically.
Dunn is signed only until 2008, and then only if Reds exercise option.

A lot of unproven minor leaguers in your core. Hope they all pan out.