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Krivsky Out, Jocketty In in Cincy

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Armchair_QB, Apr 23, 2008.

  1. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

  2. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Big question is, how soon before Jay Bruce is the Reds' starting center fielder?
  3. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Dude, Corey's my centerfielder.
  4. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    If this didn't happen when they spent 40mil on Francisco Cordero, it should have happened when they hired Dusty.
  5. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Trading two starting everyday players for a bunch of bullpen washouts didn't help, either (though Daryl Thompson is currently tearing it up in Double-A).
  6. Hammer Pants

    Hammer Pants Active Member

    To do list (assuming he can't fire Dusty)
    1. DFA Corey Patterson, Jay Bruce in CF
    2. DFA Matt Belisle, Homer Bailey in the rotation
    3. Don't let Dusty throw Bailey, Cueto, Volquez, etc.. 3 million innings this season

    They have the young pieces to build around.
  7. SportsDude

    SportsDude Active Member

    I think this had as much to do with Krivsky's people skills as the W's and L's. Shame he didn't work, he did a good job of cleaning up the mess that was the Reds' minor league system.

    Hopefully the comedy show in left field is coming to an end and they sign a right-handed bat.
  8. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    Volquez, while filthy, isn't exactly efficient. He probably won't see the eighth or ninth inning much this season, unless Dusty wants him to throw 200 pitches in a game.

    Which, now that I think about Dusty Baker...
  9. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Dude, he's not white. He can play longer in hot weather, dude.
  10. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    I can't say this enough.

    That Dusty Baker landed in the NL Central--home of A_QB's fucking Cubbies--is proof God has a sense of humor and wants to see us happy. :D
  11. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    If he really had a sense of humor Dusty would be managing the Cardinals.
  12. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

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