Cleveland Indians http://wvxu.org en Reds sign free agent infielder to two-year deal http://wvxu.org/post/reds-sign-free-agent-infielder-two-year-deal <p>Jack Hannahan, a veteran utility infielder, has become the third Cleveland Indian to join the Cincinnati Reds this week.</p><p>The Reds announced this morning that the 32-year Hannahan, a free agent, has signed a two-year contract through the 2014 season, with a club option for 2015.</p><p>Terms of the contract were not released.</p><p>Hannahan and Reds general manager Walt Jocketty will hold a press conference at 11:30 a.m. today at Great American Ball Park.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 14:34:38 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 7055 at http://wvxu.org Reds acquire a lead-off hitter in Shin-Soo Choo http://wvxu.org/post/reds-acquire-lead-hitter-shin-soo-choo <p>The Cincinnat Reds found the lead-off hitter they were looking for Tuesday when they dealt center fielder Drew Stubbs and infield prospect Didi Gregorious to the Cleveland Indians for veteran outfielder Shin-Soo Choo and utility infielder Jason Donald.</p><p>Gregorius, a shortstop&nbsp;who appeared in eight games for the Reds in a September call-up, was immediately dealt by the Indians to the Arizona Diamonbacks.</p><p>Reds general manager Walt Jocketty&nbsp;said the 30-year-old Choo&nbsp;"can fill the missing parts in our lineup&nbsp;both offensively and defensively."</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 12:56:40 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 6997 at http://wvxu.org