What Dick Williams should say
2017 Reds

What Dick Williams should say

Reds GM Dick Williams has been generous in speaking with reporters about his offseason plans, at least in comparison to his predecessor. Williams – understandably – wants to convey a sense of action to calm rumblings that the front office isn’t being aggressive enough. But what folks, including national writers, may not understand about the … Continue reading

Alfredo Simon, Ross Ohlendorf, JJ Hoover Are Free Agents; John Lamb trade officially announced
2016 Reds / 2017 Reds

Alfredo Simon, Ross Ohlendorf, JJ Hoover Are Free Agents; John Lamb trade officially announced

The drip-drip-drip of transactional news continued today. Immediately after the end of the World Series — the Series finished earlier this morning; did you watch it? — teams can begin announcing transactions and eligible players declare for free agency. The Cincinnati Reds had two such players, pitchers Alfredo Simon and Ross Ohlendorf. As expected: Ross … Continue reading

Reds outright five players to Louisville
2016 Reds / 2017 Reds

Reds outright five players to Louisville

Here’s the first wave of roster moves. Expect more soon: The Reds announced this afternoon that outfielder Tyler Holt, infielder/outfielder Patrick Kivlehan, catcher Rafael Lopez and right-handed pitchers Matt Magill and Jon Moscot have cleared waivers and been sent outright to Triple-A Louisville, thus removing each from the team’s 40-man roster. By all reports, Holt, … Continue reading