mlbtrdespite the fact that reds gm walt jocketty told reporters the team won't be trading homer bailey, some within the organization feel they'll have to overpay to sign him to an extension at this point, which could eventually change jocketty's stance, says ken rosenthal of fox sports. Rosenthal adds that the reds would only move bailey if they felt it improved their 2014 club (all twitter links). More from the nl central...
mlbtrthe reds met to discuss choo last night, tweets jon heyman of cbs sports. However, their inability to clear some payroll by dealing brandon phillips first has dimmed their chances, he adds
mlbtrgm walt jocketty told reporters, including c. Trent rosecrans of the cincinnati enquirer, that he met with arroyo's agent, terry bross, around 2:00pm today.
mlbtrtuesday, 12:39pm: The rockies and reds discussed sean marshall at length last night, and a trade appeared close at one point, according to renck. However, those talks have idled for the time being. It's not clear whether the reds would have included any salary relief to help offset the remaining $12mm on marshall's deal, renck adds.