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John Fay has been the Reds beat writer for the Enquirer since 2001. Prior to that, he served in a variety of roles for the Enquirer: backup Reds writer, UC beat writer, backup Bengals writer and as a general assignment reporter. He is a Cincinnati native and a graduate of Elder High School and the University of Dayton.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Krivsky on Cantu

Wayne Krivsky on the Jorge Cantu move: "It's a baseball decision."

He said Jeff Keppinger will get at-bats at first base.

Krivsky thanked Cantu. "He handled it like a pro," Krivsky said. "He's a tremendous worker. He did a good job for us. But we wanted to get to 39."

There you have it.


7 Comments:

at 6:12 PM Anonymous barry said...

Krivsky has proven to be an expert in moves like this. I'm anxious to see his Rule 5 draft pick for this year.

 
at 7:45 PM Blogger cincikid said...

Do you think that Krivsky's getting frustrated by not finding much success landing that big pitcher?

If he is, welcome to being a Reds Fan Wayne!

The Cantu deal is just the poop cherry on this fabulous winter meeting!

 
at 8:35 PM Anonymous fudgecake said...

I think it's crucial to point out another potential big Krivsky blunder here, folks. He dealt a highly regarded young bullpenner (Medlock) for Cantu. As they continually search for any quality arm they can find, how this team can EVER deal away any young pitcher with potential is beyond me.

 
at 10:44 PM Anonymous mikec said...

John do you have any explanation now? I know Krivsky said nothing. Any hint at why this happened? It doesn't make sense any way I look at it.

 
at 11:06 PM Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don't cry for Calvin Medlock. He wasn't that great. I doubt he ever even makes it to the majors

 
at 1:42 PM Anonymous Anonymous said...

I hate Krivsky. He's just clueless sometimes, and Cantu will become a major league star again.

 
at 4:19 AM Anonymous Rick said...

Dumping Cantu was beyond idiotic!! The guy can flat hit. He would have been a great bat off the bench, could fill in at 1st, 2nd and in the outfield and hits with power.
And I think we deserve a heck of a better reason for cutting him loose than we got from the Wizard of Kriv.

 
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