GM meetings this week
The annual general managers meetings get underway in Phoenix this week and although I will not be on the ground in Arizona, we will have several MLB.com reporters on the scene. The GM meetings are often a precursor for the Reds and Walt Jocketty to make deals. In the past, he’s commenced talks with a club or agent that have ultimately culminated in a transaction.
MLB.com’s Richard Justice focused on the Reds offseason issues in his piece and the big decisions that Jocketty is facing.
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*Also, tonight at 6 p.m. ET — is the announcement on MLB.com of the first BBWAA awards winners — AL and NL Rookie of the Year. Of course, Billy Hamilton is a NL finalist. Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom seems to be the odds-on favorite but we’ll know for sure soon enough.