In ex-Reds organization news, the Angels signed Brandon Hynick and Brendan Harris to minor league contracts.
Reds non-tender and then resign Phipps and Negron. That opens up a couple of spots on the 40-man roster.
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Heads of state that ride and wrangle. That look at your face from more than one angle. Can cut you from their bloated budgets. Like sharpened knives through Chicken McNuggets.
The Pirates signed former Reds minor league pitcher Philippe Valiquette to a minor league contract according to baseball America. Valiquette came back late last year to play in AA for Milwaukee, and did not pitch well.
Speaking of Milwaukee, they have signed left-handed pitcher Travis Webb to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Blue Jays Acquire R.A. Dickey
By Ben Nicholson-Smith [December 17 at 5:30pm CST]
The Mets have sold high on R.A. Dickey after the 38-year-old knuckleballer's Cy Young season, trading him to the Blue Jays as part of a seven-player deal. Toronto will receive Dickey, Josh Thole and Mike Nickeas in exchange for John Buck and prospects Travis d'Arnaud, Noah Syndergaard and Wuilmer Becerra. As part of the deal, Toronto has also agreed to a three-year extension with Dickey.
Read more at http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/#UAfWXAQyAytqbW0e.99
Reds have re-signed Corky.
Minor Moves: Adam Greenberg, Corky Miller
By Ben Nicholson-Smith [December 20 at 12:18pm CST]
The latest minor moves from around MLB...
The Orioles agreed to sign Adam Greenberg to a minor league contract, Steve Melewski of MASNsports.com reports (on Twitter). Greenberg's MLB career nearly ended when he was hit on the head with a pitch seven years ago, but the Marlins signed him this past September and he got an official MLB at bat.
The Reds re-signed catcher Corky Miller to a minor league deal that includes an invitation to MLB Spring Training, ESPN.com's Jayson Stark reports (on Twitter). Miller, 36, spent this past season with the Reds' Triple-A team, posting a .235/.386/.354 batting line in 313 plate appearances. He has ten years of MLB experience, but last appeared in the big leagues with the Reds in 2010.
Read more at http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/#24l8FhgAftYL3TGD.99
It's great that Corky's back. Having Corcino and Cingrani throwing to him in AAA is a good thing.
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The Reds release Mitch Clake and Jose Valdelamar.