Monday, June 2, 2008

Jay Bruce Is A Professional Athlete

I've spent entirely too much time over the last seven days thinking about the following two things:

1. Could the Reds have traded for Edinson Volquez with a Homer Bailey/Joey Votto package?

2. I'd feel a lot better about the Bengals' chances of becoming a perennial playoff team if Carson Palmer had Jay Bruce's charisma.

(Quick Reds note: Daryl Thompson went 7 innings Monday night, allowing one earned run with no walks. He struck out six. He'll be a Cincinnati Red before September.)

-Brad Spieser (