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Reds | Walt Jocketty expected to stay

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:04:39 -0700

Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty is expected to return to the team next season, according to sources.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal

Reds | Walt Jocketty in final year of contract

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:04:49 -0700

Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty is in the final year of his contract, but he has not given any indication that he wants to leave nor that owner Bob Castellini wants him out.

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Reds | Looking for a bat

Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:58:10 -0700

Cincinnati Reds 1B Joey Votto and 2B Brandon Phillips are both on the disabled list, and general manager Walt Jocketty is trying to add a bat. "I'd like to add a bat," Jocketty said Sunday, July 20. "We just haven't found anything that attracts us yet. It may not happen before the 31st." MLB.com's Mark Sheldon believes Tampa Bay Rays 2B Ben Zobrist could be a good fit because he plays multiple positions and is a free agent after the year.

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Reds | Have not discussed Dan Uggla

Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:03:19 -0700

The Cincinnati Reds have not discussed adding free-agent 2B Dan Uggla (Braves) to this point, according to general manager Walt Jocketty. Jocketty said the team will meet Monday, July 20, to discuss it.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer - John Fay

Diamondbacks | Kirk Gibson, Kevin Towers on thin ice?

Tue, 20 May 2014 00:23:16 -0700

With Tony LaRussa taking over as the Arizona Diamondbacks' director of baseball operations, speculation has manager Kirk Gibson heading for the exit at some time this season. If general manager Kevin Towers is also fired, sources indicate Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty and Detroit Tigers assistant GM Al Avila could be candidates.

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Reds | No deal for Homer Bailey yet

Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:01:04 -0800

The Cincinnati Reds and and SP Homer Bailey are making progress on a new contract, but are not there just yet. "We've made progress," Reds general manager Walt Jocketty said. "There are still some outstanding issues. Hopefully they get resolved in the next 24 hours or else people are going to have to suit it up and go east."

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Mark Sheldon

Reds | Homer Bailey still talking extension

Thu, 13 Feb 2014 00:50:26 -0800

The Cincinnati Reds and SP Homer Bailey are still talking about a contract extension. "We had another conversation today. We'll continue to keep talking. We'll talk again in another day or so and get something resolved one way or the other. There has not been a lot of progress, but good conversations anyhow," Reds general manager Walt Jocketty said.

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Reds | Billy Hamilton expected to start

Sun, 08 Dec 2013 01:33:51 -0800

Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty indicated OF Billy Hamilton will likely take over center field duties in place of free-agent OF Shin-Soo Choo, who is likely headed elsewhere in 2014.

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Reds | Dusty Baker stuck up for coach

Fri, 04 Oct 2013 08:19:19 -0700

Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty brought manager Dusty Baker in for a end-of-the-season meeting and wanted to fire hitting coach Brook Jacoby. Baker said: "If you want to fire someone, fire me." Jocketty opted to fire Baker, and a source said the two's relationship had been strained or distant of late. Baker has no plans to retire.

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Reds | GM says trade talks quiet

Thu, 25 Jul 2013 18:25:07 -0700

Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty said he has had conversations with teams about possible trades but nothing of substance has come out of them. Jocketty said he is not sure the team will make any moves if nothing happens over the next week.

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