The Reds have been waiting on a decision on whether or not Scott Rolen would return for another year since the previous season ended in October. On Tuesday afternoon, they finally received their elusive answer.
Scott Rolen will not be attending Reds camp this spring, but stopped short of announcing complete retirement.
The Reds released the following statement via Twitter on the matter:
Reds President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Walt Jocketty said of 3B Scott Rolen, who will not be attending camp with the Reds this spring, “Scott made significant contributions to our team’s recent success, and it isn’t a coincidence we made the playoffs in two of his three full seasons here. He made a huge impact in Cincinnati with his work ethic and leadership on the field, in the clubhouse and in our community.”…Rolen, who issued this statement through the team, said, “Right now I’m simply not ready to make a commitment. I would like to leave my options open, without clo...