Re: should Bruce be given a long term contract like Votto
Originally Posted by redsmetz
Interesting news this morning that would seem appropos to Bruce's situation. The Rays have extended Evan Longoria's contract, $100M over five years with an option for the 2023. His current contract ran through 2016 with the final three years of that having been club options. I'm not suggesting the Reds rethink their present position, although my guess is they'll revisit it next year or the year after.
It still might get done this offseason. This situation kind of mirroring when he signed the extension in 2010. Sosnick began talking about it late November of 2010 back then, and then it got done close to Christmas time after Jocketty said in early December there'd been no talks.
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