There are still a lot of arm-chair GMs out there that want Cincinnati Reds to trade for Gio Gonzalez. They feel that the Oakland A’s asking price is fair. I think they are all crazy so I thought I would predict the future right now. If Gio is traded to the Reds for Yonder Alonso and 3 to 4 other great prospects I predict his stats will look like;
10 W, 9 L, 33 GS, 3.88 ERA, 192.2 IP, 1.40 WHIP, 25 HR, 96 BB, 174 SO,
Oakland fans are drooling over the fact that they could get all of the Reds prospects for Gio and really hope that this deal gets done. I really don’t think Walt Jocketty will agree to this deal because to be real honest it is way too much to give up and what ever team does get Gio Gonzalez will over pay and their future will suffer because of it. There is a reason why the A’s want to trade him so badly. I predict Gio will give up 110+ walks in 2012 if he stays in Oakland.