Last edited by traderumor; 11-26-2012 at 08:02 PM.
Can't win with 'em
Can't win without 'em
CF Shane Victorino
2B Brandon Phillips
1B Joey Votto
LF Will Myers
RF Jay Bruce
3B Todd Frazier
SS Zach Cozart
CA Ryan Hanigan
Just heard about this.
My first thought was, "Well, this confirms that Aroldis is a starter! Yay!"
Next thought was, "Hmmm...while I'm actually in favor of this, I just hope it's not for a lot of money...if it is, I'd rather see Hoover given a shot".
Still, I see this as a good thing. I really trust Walt and his decisions.
Prediction for 2013 if they sing Broxton....
I'll complain about 60 times about how dang slow Broxton works. Jeez, the guy drives me nuts.
Pay attention to the open sky
Speaking of Myers...Royals in talks w/ Boston for Lester or TB for Shields.
Edge trilogy, by me.
Go to the edge of the cliff and jump off. Build your wings on the way down. --Ray Bradbury
What begins at the water shall end there, and what ends there shall once more begin. --Straka
Just talked to Broxton's agent. Wouldn't say it's a done deal. Said they had substantial talks. Could come together quickly. #reds
Here is a fangraphs take on this situation.
I complained about Cordero, nonstop it seemed. But in the end, he was pretty good, all things considered. And give him credit........sure he got paid, but he was willing to sign with the Reds and pitch in HR happy GABP.
After Chapman's historic season of closing, anyone else is doomed by the fans at trying to close games.
I see the starting rotation and bullpen taking a step backward next season. If it ain't broken, don't fix it. Unfortunately, the offense is slightly broken, and the Reds are going to sacrifice pitching to fix the offense.
"I can't take this homerism anymore." - 10xWSChamps, August 11, 2010. A Cardinals fan having a problem with all the homerism on Redszone. Classic.
"Man do I miss the days where were didn't need a calculator and an encyclopedia of baseball metrics to enjoy a baseball game ... - MikeS21" - 8/2/12 game thread