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What was once a lengthy list of free-agent closers has essentially dwindled down to two: Ryan Madson and Francisco Cordero. As far as the Reds are concerned financially, it's really only Cordero, because Madson is widely viewed as being above Cincinnati's price point.
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The pendelum just keeps swinging in the sweepstakes for right-handed reliever Francisco Cordero. With the market for free agent closers increasingly dwindling, multiple teams find themselves in the running for the 37-year old's services...including the Reds.
According to John Fay of the Enquirer, the team has extended a one-year contract estimated to be worth around ...
Cincinnati Reds MLB.com beat writer Mark Sheldon recently let us know that the Reds are looking at a one year contract with an option year for closer Francisco (Coco) Cordero.
This is what GM Walt Jocketty had to say about it:
“We’re looking at one year or one year with an option,” Jocketty said. “That’s all it could be, right now — one year guaranteed.”
This is positive...
It’s starting to sound like it’s a matter of time:
The Reds continue to talk with closer Francisco Cordero.
“The dialogue has been good,” said Cordero’s agent Bean Stringfellow. “Coco is interested in coming back and the Reds are interested in having him back. It’s a matter of working out a deal.”
The Reds clearly have the upper hand here.
As I’ve said before, I...
HBT: The Angels were speculated to want Ryan Madson, but the GM says they probably are done signing top players.
PHILADELPHIA - The thought of Ryan Madson ever accepting arbitration and returning to Philadelphia on a one-year...
Angels GM Jerry Dipoto told Mike DiGiovanna of the LA Times that he’s "very, very unlikely" to sign Ryan Madson or another closer. Despite rumors and speculation linking Los Angeles to Madson, Dipoto says the club has already made its most significant offseason additions.
"We're trying to add depth, and in a perfect world, we’d like to find another guy...
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The Reds have some quality in left field already with Chris Heisey, but the club is in search of depth -- a move that likely won't be completed until a resolution is reached with Francisco Cordero.
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