Is this good? Bad? I don't really know, which is frustrating. I have no doubt that these kinds of moves are just as important as free agent acquisitions and trades, but it's really difficult to know if these guys are good at their jobs or not. Here's Reynolds bio from Marc's Blog:
Today the Reds named Terry Reynolds director of player development...Reynolds has been with the organization since January 7, 2004, when he was hired as director of amateur scouting...prior to joining the Reds' front office he spent 25 years in the Dodgers organization, first in their minor league system and then as their coordinator of minor league scouting/special assignment scout...as general manager of the Class A Vero Beach Dodgers, Reynolds was named the Florida State League Executive of the Year 3 times (1980, '83, '85), The Sporting News' Minor League Executive of the Year ('83) and the Florida Diamond Executive of the year ('86)....he served as director of Dodgertown in 1988, assistant director of scouting for the Dodgers from 1989-90, director of domestic, international and professional scouting from 1991-98 and coordinator of winter baseball from 1993-96...in 1977 Reynolds graduated from Siena Heights (MI) College with a master's degree in guidance and counseling...in 1978 he earned a master's degree in sports administration from Ohio University.
He's a Bobcat, which I know will make some of you happy, but it worries me that all of his awards and things are from the early 80's.