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    Reds sign Ryan Madson

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    Re: Reds sign Ryan Madson

    im glad means..no cordero. 3 more months till opening day!!!
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    Re: Reds sign Ryan Madson

    The Jocketty haters will still find something wrong with this deal and a reason it should not have been made.

    But i think its a great move
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    Re: Reds sign Ryan Madson

    Agree that its a great move. My only concern is that Madson, you would think, would command a ton of money. Thus, this could preclude the Reds from extending Phillips or addressing either 3B or LF.

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    Re: Reds sign Ryan Madson

    Just turned 50 on the first...life moves too fast these days.

    But opening day cannot get here fast enough.

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    Re: Reds sign Ryan Madson

    Quote Originally Posted by Who Dey Time View Post
    Agree that its a great move. My only concern is that Madson, you would think, would command a ton of money. Thus, this could preclude the Reds from extending Phillips or addressing either 3B or LF.
    Not extending Phillips might be a feature, not a bug. They've had a lot of time to negotiate and haven't concluded a deal. Walt may have decided that what Phillips wants is unreasonable, so he's gone ahead and spent the money elsewhere.

    I agree LF might have been a better use of the money since LFs typically impact run differentials more than closers. We'll have to see what Madson's price tag was. Still, unless it is insane, this helps a lot more than resigning Cordero or adding Wood.
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    Re: Reds sign Ryan Madson

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    Re: Reds sign Ryan Madson

    Imagine a post-season bullpen with Chapman, Marshall, and Madson to close games.

    Obviously getting way ahead of things, but its been a long time since I felt the Reds really had a legitimate chance to compete for a WS.

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    Fantastic.

    This is about the best possible offseason the Reds could even hope for... While their two biggest rivals have been weakened by free agent defections the Reds have added the best starter on the market and two elite relievers for the bullpen. And if that wasn't good enough, they're getting two first round comp picks for Cordero and Hernandez without even having to offer arbitration.

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    Excellent off-season for the Reds.
    Zero chance the Reds miss the playoffs!

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    Re: Reds sign Ryan Madson

    Oh boy...........................
    "It's better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt."

    I'm not a man of many words. Read my posts, and you'll see what I mean.

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    Me, I'm a Realist. 1/2 empty IS 1/2 full.

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    Re: Reds sign Ryan Madson

    Bob Nightengale (USA Today) has the deal for one year at OVER $10 million.

    Wow.

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    Re: Reds sign Ryan Madson

    I would be willing to bet that maybe a couple million is deferred!

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    Re: Reds sign Ryan Madson

    With Marshall and now Madson, if the reds have the lead going into the 8th inning....ballgame!

    BOOM goes the dynamite!!!!
    Not this year...maybe a Wild Card

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    Re: Reds sign Ryan Madson

    1 year deal... I'd be willing to bet an open closer role is going to be a big incentive for Marshall to extend. Good use of our resources for this season, and it'll pay off if we start bringing the crowd back in.


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