Quote Originally Posted by Gallen5862 View Post
The Reds should make the qualyfing offers to keep Madson and Broxton. If they refuse the $13.3 Million qualifying offers the Reds would receive compensation first round picks. If both or one of the players accept the $13.3 Million then the Reds could either keep them or trade them. Bray and other players could be non tendered if necessary.
You think you could trade Broxton or Madson if they had contracts at $13.3M?

I don't think there would be any chance.

And we sure couldn't afford to keep them.

And you can't make qualifying offers to players you obtained during the year, so Broxton would be out anyway.