Are tickets on sale yet? Where else am I going to go?So much for getting a reliable starting pitcher.
The Reds signed Luke Weaver to a one-year, $2 million deal today. Weaver was at one time highly regarded and was a first-round draft pick in 2014 for STL. He was traded to Arizona as part of the Paul Goldschmidt deal.
He had good numbers in 2019 but evidently couldn’t stay healthy, as he never started more than 13 games in a season from 2019 to 2021.
He was converted to a reliever for 2022 and was traded midseason to the Royals, where it appears he was essentially a mop-up bullpen guy.
His numbers fell precipitously after 2019, but he does throw hard. Supposedly he will be in the mix for a rotation spot.
The Reds’ rotation options are:
Battle for fourth and fifth starter:
It’s true, it’s true. Trust me …