Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Trade Rumors & Other News

Here are some notable tweets, rumblings and other recent news regarding the Redlegs:

* Despite swirling speculation, the Reds will not attempt to trade reigning MVP Joey Votto this offseason according to SI's Jon Heyman.

* Although a long-term deal hasn't been struck yet with second basemen Brandon Phillips, don't believe the club is trying to shop the 3-time Gold Glover around.

* Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Jair Jurrjens is drawing trade interest from several teams, including Cincy tweets Heyman.

* A list of confirmed Redsfest participants is available for viewing on the Reds official website. Among the notable guests include Jay Bruce, Aroldis ChapmanVotto & Dusty Baker.

* 3B Juan Francisco was robbed at gunpoint in his home country of the Dominican Republic late Tuesday evening.'s Mark Sheldon has the full report.

* Baseball America released their top ten prospects for the Reds organization on Wednesday, you can view that list here. 

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