Reds: Price for Griffey too steep
DANA POINT, Calif. -- At the current asking price, Ken Griffey Jr. is too expensive for his hometown Cincinnati Reds.
Cincinnati general manager Jim Bowden said Wednesday he made five proposals that the Seattle Mariners rejected, and the Mariners made three proposals that the Reds rebuffed.
Bowden wouldn't say how many players were included in the offers, but he gave a hint at what it would cost to get Griffey.
"It would make us non-competitive," said Bowden, ...
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