In an eight-player trade, the St. Louis Cardinals add Edwin Jackson and deal away Colby Rasmus to the Toronto Blue Jays.
The Cincinnati Reds have signed free agent center fielder Willy Taveras to a two-year contract. Taveras, it seems, is expected to take over as the Reds' leadoff hitter and center fielder. The move is downright unacceptable, on many different levels, writes Tyler Hissey.
December 27, 2008
The Cincinnati Reds have called up outfielder Jay Bruce from Triple-A Louisville. Bruce, perhaps the best prospect in the game, will make his big-league debut tonight against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He will have an immediate impact for the Reds, replacing the struggling Corey Patterson, says Tyler Hissey.
As expected, outfield prospect Jay Bruce will not break camp with the Cincinnati Reds. Bruce, the most notable among five of the Reds' roster cuts on Thursday afternoon, was reassigned to minor league camp.
Corey Patterson could begin the season as leadoff hitter for the Cincinnati Reds. This might not be in the Reds' best interest if they wish to compete in 2008, says Scout.com writer Tyler Hissey.
ATLANTA -- After over five up-and-down seasons on Chicago's North Side, Corey Patterson was traded Monday. "I saw it coming," Patterson admitted.
January 9, 2006