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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

Spring invitees

The Reds announced some of their non-roster invitees Wednesday. Jay Bruce, Johnny Cueto and Matt Maloney are on the list. Others include:

--RHP Tom Shearn, 30: Shearn went 3-0 with 4.95 ERA in seven games and six starts for the Reds.

--RHP Justin Lehr, 30: He was 7-1 with a 3.99 ERA for Triple-A Tacoma last year. He's over a year of big-league service time.

--RHP Jon Adkins, 30: He was 2-4 with a 3.99 Triple-A New Orleans. He made one appearnce for the Mets. He's got just over two years of big-league service time.


at 7:35 PM Anonymous Anonymous said...


Do you think the Reds will just try and sign a veteran starter and go to spring training hoping the young guys do well?

at 10:59 PM Anonymous Anonymous said...

I really think Shearn could help as a long reliever. He shouldn't have been taken off the roster

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