Found January 14, 2013 on Redlegs Review:
PLAYERS: Scott Rolen
TEAMS: Cincinnati Reds
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The Reds have been awaiting an official retirement decision from third basemen Scott Rolen all offseason. The 37-year old has been teetering on the fence of a possible return, and the team has already stated that they would be interested in allowing him to come back to serve in some form or fashion. But given Rolen's recent history of injury, coupled with his decline in productivity, would the Reds really benefit from Rolen occupying one of the 25 roster spots? Count manager Dusty Baker as one who seems to be content with the current roster without Rolen. “It’s getting late. Life goes on and business goes on. Since we signed Jack Hannahan, it’s getting crowded. Plus, Todd Frazier deserves a chance to play," said the skipper. Frazier is expected to take over the everyday duties at the hot corner after bursting onto the scene as a rookie in 2012. Frazier finished third in National League Rookie of the Year balloting after hitting .273/.331/.498 with 19 homers, 6...
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