Cincinnati Reds

Source: Reds interested in reliever Stammen
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The Reds have talked to a bunch of free-agent relievers this offseason and during the Winter Meetings this week. A source told MLB.com on Friday that one of those bullpen arms is right-hander Craig Stammen.

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Cozart departs Reds for Angels
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On Friday, free agent Zack Cozart agreed to terms on a three-year contract with the Angels to be their new third baseman. The deal is worth a reported $38 million.

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Reds trade Rule 5 pick Keller to Royals
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During the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday, the Reds selected right-handed pitcher Brad Keller from the D-backs and quickly flipped him in a trade to the Royals for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

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No deals for Reds at WM, but 'good dialogue'
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The Reds came to 2017 Winter Meetings willing to listen on trades and with the hope of advancing talks with free agents. On that front, general manager Dick Williams was able to do what he expected. However, no big deals were made.

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Reds involved in 'ongoing discussions' at WM
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The Reds have players that interest other clubs seeking to make trades, and general manager Dick Williams is certainly listening, but there was no movement in getting a deal done on Wednesday at the Winter Meetings.

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Price not keen on Reds using 6-man rotation
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The Reds would have been willing to bend to a six-man starting rotation to accommodate Shohei Ohtani. That was because the club has some veterans coming off of injuries and a lot of young pitchers. Manager Bryan Price still faces that the same situation without Ohtani, but he isn’t warm to the idea six-man rotation […]

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Votto wins Canada's Lou Marsh Award for '17
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Reds first baseman Joey Votto’s excellent 2017 season on the field might not have earned him any postseason baseball awards, but it was recognized as very significant for his country.

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Reds fielding more calls for speedy Hamilton
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Interest in Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton appears to have increased during the Winter Meetings on Tuesday. According to MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal, the Giants have made the strongest pursuit to this point.

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Reds went to great lengths to woo Ohtani
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The Reds did not land Shohei Ohtani, or make the cut of seven finalists, before the Japanese two-way sensation decided to play for the Angels. But it wasn’t for a lack of effort from Cincinnati, which made an all-out pursuit.

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Billy could be key trade chip for Reds
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Two years away from being a free agent, center fielder Billy Hamilton could be a dynamic trade asset for the Reds because of his speed and defensive ability.

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Charity auction offers meet and greet with Votto
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Major League Baseball announced that its sixth annual charity auction will support the Katharine Feeney Memorial Scholarship Fund, in memory of the late pioneering baseball executive whose career spanned 40 years. Submitted for bidding from the Reds is a meet and greet with All-Star first baseman Joey Votto.

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Reds' offseason could ramp up at Meetings
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It has been a relatively quiet offseason in terms of transactions thus far not just for the Reds, but also for much of Major League Baseball. That could change quickly this week.

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