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Danny Serafini
02-03-2007, 12:31 PM
Is there a complete list of nonroster players the Reds have been invited to Spring Training anywhere? Thanks

BEETTLEBUG
02-03-2007, 12:38 PM
It Is On Reds Web Site. Reds.com

jojo
02-03-2007, 01:18 PM
Pick a name off of it....it's kind of like buying a lottery ticket

TOBTTReds
02-03-2007, 02:12 PM
Non-Roster Invitees

Pitchers B/T Ht Wt DOB

52 Homer Bailey R/R 6-4 205 05/03/86
48 Michael Gosling L/L 6-2 210 09/23/80
74 Jason Kershner L/L 6-2 190 12/19/76
-- Victor Santos R/R 6-2 205 10/02/76
64 Tom Shearn R/R 6-4 230 08/28/77
-- Paul Wilson R/R 6-5 210 03/28/73

Catchers B/T Ht Wt DOB

69 Dan Conway R/R 6-2 190 10/13/79
73 Ryan Hanigan R/R 6-0 195 08/16/80
67 Ryan Jorgensen R/R 6-2 220 05/04/79
70 Miguel Perez R/R 6-3 190 09/25/83

Infielders B/T Ht Wt DOB

-- Mark Bellhorn S/R 6-1 205 08/23/74
71 Paul Janish R/R 6-2 175 10/12/82
68 Anderson Machado L/R 5-11 160 01/25/81

Outfielders B/T Ht Wt DOB

15 Dewayne Wise L/L 6-1 180 02/24/78

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Matt700wlw
02-03-2007, 02:32 PM
I got invited!!!!!!!!









Ok, not really. :)

BEETTLEBUG
02-03-2007, 02:54 PM
It is missing Brian Meadows

creek14
02-03-2007, 04:16 PM
I must have missed Keystone12's name on the list.

redsupport
02-03-2007, 09:19 PM
Andy Kosko was invited

Keystone12
02-03-2007, 09:32 PM
I'm incognito.

deltachi8
02-03-2007, 09:35 PM
It is missing Brian Meadows

That's crazy.

reds44
02-03-2007, 10:00 PM
So Cueto won't be at ST?

redsmetz
02-03-2007, 10:26 PM
What about the Latin twins, double play duo, Hal & Al Eluia?

camisadelgolf
02-04-2007, 01:44 AM
I heard a rumor that any relative of Narron's is invited, as well.

Gallen5862
02-04-2007, 09:16 PM
I like how the deal is structured to save a 40 man roster space and the 2008 club option. This also adds depth to the Reds organization.
http://cincinnati.reds.mlb.com/conte...4/c1794360.jsp
Reds invite injured Guardado to camp
02/04/2007 6:30 PM ET
By Mark Sheldon / MLB.com

CINCINNATI -- The Reds don't have a closer for Opening Day, but they could have one before the All-Star break.
For that kind of opportunity, Cincinnati was willing to take a chance.

On Sunday, the club signed injured closer Eddie Guardado to a Minor League contract and invited him to big-league camp at Spring Training.

The signing will likely be announced on Monday.

According to a source, Guardado will earn a $500,000 base salary if retained on the Major League roster. The lefty can get up to $3 million if he's healthy and is the Reds' closer before the All-Star break.

But that isn't quite a sure thing.

Guardado is coming off September ligament replacement surgery on his throwing elbow. Recovery and rehabilitation often takes between nine and 12 months.

Cincinnati acquired Guardado from the Mariners on July 6 for Minor League pitcher Travis Chick. He earned $6.25 million last year.

The 36-year-old Guardado had lost his closer's role in Seattle but solidified the Reds bullpen by converting eight of 10 save chances with a 1.29 ERA in 15 appearances.

The nice run ended when Guardado blew out his left elbow on Aug. 19.

With this deal, which comes with a club option for 2008, the Reds wouldn't have to use up a 40-man roster spot for Guardado during camp. They would have the option of placing him on the 60-day disabled list when the season opens, which also would not tie up a roster spot.

The Reds haven't named a closer for their Major League roster. General manager Wayne Krivsky and manager Jerry Narron have previously said that right-hander David Weathers and lefty Mike Stanton would likely share the ninth-inning role with young lefty Bill Bray and others also in the mix.



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Guardado, who broke into the Majors in 1993 with the Twins, is a two-time All-Star with a career high of 45 saves.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.