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Postby TheYanks04 » Tue May 24, 2005 12:30 am

So is Wagner going to get he nod or not?

Are we going to see Miley do a Baker or will sanity prevail?
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Postby slomo007 » Tue May 24, 2005 12:33 am

TheYanks04 wrote:So is Wagner going to get he nod or not?

Are we going to see Miley do a Baker or will sanity prevail?

Your guess is as good as anyone else's. If it were up to me, Graves would still be the closer, and Wagner would be maturing in the setup role (he's not ready yet!). That said, he's a lot better than Weathers so if they truly couldn't stand Graves anymore, then I don't see why Wagner won't get the shot eventually.
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Postby cy23young » Tue May 24, 2005 1:42 am

I dont know if weathers is the answer or not. I do know he is better than danny graves. Of course i am speaking in terms of fantasy wise.
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Postby ActionHero » Tue May 24, 2005 1:47 am

I assumed that Wagner would be the man, but it looks like Wagner might be sharing duties...

from ESPN:
Manager Dave Miley doesn't plan to have a primary closer.

"We talked about looking at matchups. We'll use them all," Miley said. "We'll play it day by day."

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Postby Pogotheostrich » Tue May 24, 2005 9:26 am

No way Weathers is the closer. If the Reds wanted someone that bad they would have stuck with Graves. They guy has a 14 year career with a 4.47 ERA and a 1.53 WHIP
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Postby Transmogrifier » Tue May 24, 2005 9:53 am

TheYanks04 wrote:Put a fork in him. They have 10 days to trade him or release him. Why anyone would trade for someone they can sign for the min salary in 10 days is beyond me. It is not like teams will be beating a path to sign Graves in 10 days that they need to give Cincy something in return for him.

They would trade for him if they thought there was a lot of competition and really wanted him. There's a lot of teams that could use some MR help. Make sure he's healthy, get him straightened out, and he could be helpful.
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Postby INKcogKNEEdough » Tue May 24, 2005 9:57 am

no way weathers can be the main guy over the long haul. Graves has a better shot than he does.

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