Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:23:39 -0700
Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty will not be a candidate for the Arizona Diamondbacks vacant general manager job, because he is committed to the Reds, according to chief baseball officer Tony La Russa.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.