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    One more move?

    Anyone else think that there might be one more move in store? Above and beyond an infielder (it's assumed it will probably be Theriot). Bringing in Manny Ramirez as a potential pinch-hitter etc might add an extra bat. Cespedes looks off the radar now, though, although who knows if the purse strings are opened up a little bit more what could happen...

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    Re: One more move?

    I would prefer keppinger over theriot. Fans loved kep when he was in cinci and he is a great contact hitter who can spell phillips, rolen, and cozart on thier days off.

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    JUST SAY NO TO MANNY!!!!! He is a problem as an everyday player. Then to have him as a pinch hitter. He goes back to being Manny by the end of April. I like Keppinger, think he would be a solid pick up.

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    I think the Reds and Jocketty are done for the off season. They need to settle their arbitration cases and may sign a few more guys to minor league deals, but that's it. The Ludwick signing filled the 40 man roster, and I doubt that the Reds will drop anybody off of it to pick up another player.

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    Re: One more move?

    Quote Originally Posted by alett12 View Post
    I would prefer keppinger over theriot. Fans loved kep when he was in cinci and he is a great contact hitter who can spell phillips, rolen, and cozart on thier days off.
    who cares if you make contact if you only get on base 30% of the time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by alett12 View Post
    I would prefer keppinger over theriot. Fans loved kep when he was in cinci and he is a great contact hitter who can spell phillips, rolen, and cozart on thier days off.
    Would love to see Kepp back in a Reds uni. Big plus over Theriot. I think he'd love to come back.

    Come on Walt, bring back the fan favorite.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red in Atl View Post
    Would love to see Kepp back in a Reds uni. Big plus over Theriot. I think he'd love to come back.

    Come on Walt, bring back the fan favorite.
    yea cause i have a kepp jersey thats just not getting use, although he probably wouldn't get #27 back because of Rolen haha
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    Re: One more move?

    Let's bring Freel out of retirement!!
    .......and this one belongs to the Reds!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rich View Post
    Let's bring Freel out of retirement!!
    Well since we are considering bringing some fellas out of retirement we could use a shortstop, and a captain.

    We haven't given the #11 to anyone else since he left.

    It always bothered me that he finished with 198 hrs and 960 rbis anyway. A good solid 7 hr and 42 rbi season will give him more HOF credentials with 205 hrs and 1002 rbis!

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    Re: One more move?

    Who ever signs manny is a DA though it wouldn't surprise me if dusty wanted him.

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    Re: One more move?

    everyone keeps saying sign Ryan Theriot... I say we're done and let 's get started beating up on the NL central !

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    Quote Originally Posted by sdwagers View Post
    everyone keeps saying sign Ryan Theriot... I say we're done and let 's get started beating up on the NL central !
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    I think we should sign either Theriot or Keppinger for a couple of reasons. Both are proven Vets that aren't pass their prime. Both can play multiple positions in the infield to keep everyone fresh. If Cozart was to get hurt for a prolonged period of time, I would feel more comfortable with Theriot or Keppinger at SS not Janish or Frazier. Keppinger is a former Red and Theriot has played for winners as did Orlando Cabrera. Just $.02

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    It's prolly going to be Theriot but what about bringing O-Cab back or even Vizquel. they both would be cheap, and we really only need someone who can play some defense. Janish was supposed to be a D kinda guy but he was close to horrible defensively last year.

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    Re: One more move?

    Quote Originally Posted by DGullett35 View Post
    It's prolly going to be Theriot but what about bringing O-Cab back or even Vizquel. they both would be cheap, and we really only need someone who can play some defense. Janish was supposed to be a D kinda guy but he was close to horrible defensively last year.
    Paul Janish was not even close to being a horrible defensive player last year. Where are these misconceptions born?

    http://www.fangraphs.com/leaders.asp...rs=0&sort=21,d

    If you look at all NL shortstops that played 700 or more innings - roughly half a season's worth - you will find Paul Janish at the top of the list defensively. Oh, by the way, if you are looking for Ryan Theriot he is at the bottom.
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