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Thread: Reds Sign Joe Mays to minor league contract

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    Reds Sign Joe Mays to minor league contract

    If you need a laugh on this Friday...

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    DETROIT -- I didn't believe they'd do it, but sure enough, the Reds have signed Joe Mays to a minor-league contract.

    Mr. Mays, you may recall, made six starts for the Royals this year, going 0-4 with a 10.27. He was designated for assignment May 8 and released May 16.

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    Joe Mays signs a minor league deal

    Just to let everybody know

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    Re: Reds Sign Joe Mays

    Just heard this on 1360.

    Madness.

    He was assigned to Louisville at least.

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    Re: Reds Sign Joe Mays

    Unbelievable. It is like we go out of our way to collect players no other team would want.

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    Re: Reds Sign Joe Mays

    OMG ,sounds like a Dano signing if i've ever heard one.

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    Re: Reds Sign Joe Mays

    Low Risk, High Reward.
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    Re: Reds Sign Joe Mays

    Well, at least they didn't hold a press conference to announce it as a "big acquistion" like they did with the signing of a pinch hitter three years ago.
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    Re: Reds Sign Joe Mays

    just did it to PO Bowden

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    Re: Reds Sign Joe Mays

    Quote Originally Posted by RedsMan3203
    Low Risk, High Reward.
    You have the low risk part right.

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    Re: Reds Sign Joe Mays

    At least he wasn't inserted directly into the big league rotation.

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    Re: Reds Sign Joe Mays

    Mays this year had a 10.27 ERA, a 2.20 WHIP and a .389 opponent's AVG. Maybe they picked him up to make Williams' numbers look better.

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    Re: Reds Sign Joe Mays

    Quote Originally Posted by RedsMan3203
    Low Risk, High Reward.
    Low risk... unless you're sitting in the bleachers in Louisville.
    When all is said and done more is said than done.

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    Re: Reds Sign Joe Mays

    Quote Originally Posted by MattyMo4Life
    You have the low risk part right.

    Yah, I meant to say Low Risk, could be a high reward.....
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    Re: Reds Sign Joe Mays

    Geez, it's just Wayne Krivsky watching out for his peeps. Witness Brian Buchanan.

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    Re: Reds Sign Joe Mays

    Hey, we have cornered the market on former crappy KC lefties with "May" in their name.
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