Found November 27, 2012 on Redlegs Review:
By: Parker Perry Staff Writer Reds general manager Walt Jocketty told reporters Thursday that the front office will continue down the path that has led to success in this 2012-2013 MLB off season. According to Mark Sheldon of MLB.com, Jocketty answered “no sir” when asked if the Reds plan to spend big money on a free agent during the upcoming winter meetings. And why would they? Why start now? Since the beginning of his tenure in Cincinnati, promoting within the system and trades has landed Jocketty one of the highest job securities in the league. He has managed the system well, and has orchestrated trades that has revolutionized the franchise. In 2009, Jocketty pulled the trigger on the Scott Rolen trade that sent the Reds young third basemen Juan Encarnacion north to Toronto. It was very controversial at the time, but ended up being a major move that helped the team grow into a contender. It was a stroke of genius. And...
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