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    Reds re-sign Derek Dietrich to minor league contract

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    The #Reds today signed IF/OF Derek Dietrich to a minor league contract with an invitation to Major League spring training camp.

    Welcome back, Dietz!
    “I don’t care,” Votto said of passing his friend and former teammate. “He’s in the past. Bye-bye, Jay.”

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    Re: Reds re-sign Derek Dietrich to minor league contract

    This is hilariously awesome. Be good seeing him back in camp.
    "In our sundown perambulations of late through the outer parts of Brooklyn, we have observed several parties of youngsters playing 'base,' a certain game of ball. We wish such sights were more common among us...The game of ball is glorious..." -Walt Whitman, 1846

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    Re: Reds re-sign Derek Dietrich to minor league contract

    No a bad move. Good insurance in case of a rash of injuries.
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    Re: Reds re-sign Derek Dietrich to minor league contract

    Good luck to the dude. Perhaps he can earn a roster spot.

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    Re: Reds re-sign Derek Dietrich to minor league contract

    Love it.
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    Re: Reds re-sign Derek Dietrich to minor league contract

    I'm surprised, but oddly pleased.
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    Re: Reds re-sign Derek Dietrich to minor league contract

    Maybe the Reds are the only team that has the potential for a sleeveless jersey?

    Glad to have DD back in the system, he was a fun player last year even if he wasn't as productive as many had hoped.
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    Re: Reds re-sign Derek Dietrich to minor league contract

    That second half was brutal
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    Re: Reds re-sign Derek Dietrich to minor league contract

    Quote Originally Posted by WVRedsFan View Post
    That second half was brutal
    Message to Mr. VanMeter.

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    Re: Reds re-sign Derek Dietrich to minor league contract

    Quote Originally Posted by WVRedsFan View Post
    That second half was brutal
    For sure. In fact June---->Sept was brutal. Unless he can turn that around I have no interest and why could he turn that around at this point in his career? The odds are stacked against him

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    Re: Reds re-sign Derek Dietrich to minor league contract

    Glad to have Diet Rich back in the fold. I can already hear the Trans Am revving over the Fleetwood Mac tape.
    I'm just going to go find a cash machine.

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    Re: Reds re-sign Derek Dietrich to minor league contract

    Quote Originally Posted by TheBigLebowski View Post
    Glad to have Diet Rich back in the fold. I can already hear the Trans Am revving over the Fleetwood Mac tape.
    He seems more of a Frampton comes alive guy to me

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    Re: Reds re-sign Derek Dietrich to minor league contract

    Quote Originally Posted by Tracy Jones View Post
    He seems more of a Frampton comes alive guy to me
    Nah. Rare Earth In Concert or Neil Diamond Hot August Night guy.
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    Re: Reds re-sign Derek Dietrich to minor league contract

    Quote Originally Posted by Roy Tucker View Post
    Nah. Rare Earth In Concert or Neil Diamond Hot August Night guy.
    Lol I could definitely see that too...but only if Night Ranger was opening.

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    Re: Reds re-sign Derek Dietrich to minor league contract

    Quote Originally Posted by Roy Tucker View Post
    Nah. Rare Earth In Concert or Neil Diamond Hot August Night guy.
    Maybe a Mary Hopkins concert singing "Those were the days my friends, we thought they'd never end.."
    That was my Mary Hopkins reference for the year. I'll only mention her again when the Reds are back in last place and introducing yet another Pete Rose statue.. (You don't believe there's even a slight possibility I'm lying about not mentioning Mary do you?)


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