If it's a real tear down Phillips should be next.
Adam Dunn would never get a Max Scherzer in any return. No way, no how.
I wish Dunn nothing but the best. He's better than the podunk operation he was a part of these many years.
Buck was very highly touted out of Oregon State -- a possible top 5 pick until his elbow started acting up. Now that he's had TJ surgery, he's on track to become a solid pitching prospect again. Very high GB rates. By himself he's probably better than the 2 picks, in my opinion. If the other two guys are borderline prospects (I'm hoping for one of Enright/Roemer), so much the better, but I figure the Reds weren't in a great spot to demand a lot here. I'm fine with turning the roster over, and young arms are the right target in any prospect deals the team can make.
"Baseball is a very, very complex business. It's more of a people business than most businesses." - Bob Castellini
"Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."
I'm sorry....I missed it.
Are the other two guys PTBNL or are we just waiting on the details to come in?
a super volcano of ridonkulous suckitude.
I simply don't have access to a "cares about RBI" place in my psyche. There is a "mildly curious about OBI%" alcove just before the acid filled lake guarded by robot snipers with lasers which leads to the "cares about RBI" antechamber though. - Nate
I wonder if they would have had the potential to get more in return for Dunn if they faced facts last year and realized that the team wasn't going anywhere anytime soon?
Chris Reitsma could have been a PTBNL when we got him from Boston (as he was a post deadline trade for Bichette)... but I think teams let him clear because he was involved in a trade. He was considered a pretty interesting prospect at the time.
...And here I thought it would be just your typical ease-back-in Monday at the office...
any FA's in the OF worth throwing money at this winter? I know the pitching market, but hadn't checked out OF so much. Never thought they'd not resign Dunner.
I'm just like everybody else. I have two arms, two legs and 4,000 hits."