by: Parker Perry
Before giving my thoughts on everything the Reds have done in the last couple days, it was important for me to really think what the telos of the organization was.
I could come up with just one answer.
Every step they took was not to cut cost (as a lot of teams do), it was not to fill holes in the lineup with toothpaste (though I heard that actually works sometimes), and it was not "hope for the best".
The telos of these moves was to win, win now, and to recreate the winning tradition this franchise experienced back to its glory days.
And what a job they did.
I previously wrote on Shin-Soo Choo here at Redlegs Review not to long ago. I will admit that I have always liked Choo. It was probably because I sat front row to watch him dominate Bronson Arroyo at Great American Ball Park the day he hit three homeruns. The sound that came off his bat when he made contact was so crisp you did not have to find the ball in the air to kno...