I don't think any deals are made. The only guys worth anything significant are Dunn and Arroyo and I don't see them getting moved. As far as guys like Weathers, Affeldt or Ross, I think you get 26 year old C prospects for which is the same thing as getting nothing at all so I doubt they do anything.
I don't think the Reds will do anything by the trade deadline unless Jocketty sees a piece to the puzzle that makes sense for next year. I believe he will wait and sort the whole thing out in the off season.
I agree with that statement. Walt won't make deals just for the sake of making deals. There will be a bigger picture in mind.
Walt said this much on a pre-game interview. He is willing to listen to offers but right now nobody wants to give up anything for what the Reds have. He is not going to make deals to for the sake of making deals. It sounds like nobody is willing to give up much for what the Reds have to offer. Also in the winner of "obvious statement of the day" category Walt said we have a lot of free agents at the end of the year. Some will be re-signed and some won't. No word as to which "some" Dunn was in.
"YES! He rips it. Is it high enough? It's gonna be gone! Adam Dunn has done it again. Big #44 can take all day to round the bases here, thats done and gone- lookout dunner they're waitin for ya at home plate." - George Grand
"Did that just happen?" - Chris Welsch
I have to agree with Jefferson24, you guys must be kidding yourselves if you think this team can make a run like that, in fact it would take a 40-18 effort and they still wouldn't make the playoffs. Point of the matter is they waited too long to trade the corner outfielders, last year would have been better, but of course hindsight is 20-20, or is it just looking at crap all day long? My opinion is they have had offers for Dunn but none that would be considered "serious" enough to even think about. I have said it before, my allegiance to this team and organization as a whole has worn very very thin, I might be trading up myself.
Bowled 9 300 games, semi-retired!
Nothing like bowling a 300 game
NO.. answer is No, we have never wanted to part with our players, and we ride them to the bottom of the ocean when they sink..