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Deluxe 40-man roster

Starting Pitchers

Age (Srvc.)

B/T

Acquired?

Contract

Nickname(s)

Notes

Bronson Arroyo 35 (9.15) R/R Trade w/ BOS (3/20/06) '11-'13 Saturn Nuts, Badroyo/Goodroyo, The Nasty Hook 10-5 rights vest in early 2012; AS ('06), GG ('10)
Homer Bailey 26 (3.02) R/R 2004 7th pick overall by Reds in amateur draft Arb 1 Old Hoss Out of options; Top 50 BA Prospect ('05-'08)
Aroldis Chapman 24 (1.03) L/L Defected, signed as amateur FA (1/11/10) Pre-arb (Projected arb after '13?) Cubandolero, #Chapmania AS ('12), Top 50 BA Prospect ('10-'11), Largest bonus in Reds history, Native of Cuba
Tony Cingrani
22 (0) L/L 2011 3rd Rd pick by Reds in amateur draft
Pre-arb
MLB debut 9/9/12, Sickels' #6 Reds prospect (2012)
Johnny Cueto 26 (4.0) R/R Signed as amateur FA (3/16/04) '11-'14, '15 club option Kueto, Johnny Cuest Top 50 BA Prospect ('08), Native of DR
Mat Latos 24 (2.079) R/R Trade w/ SDP (12/17/11) Pre-arb (Projected arb after '12) 8th in CYA voting ('10)
Mike Leake 24 (2.0) R/R 2009 8th pick overall by Reds in amateur draft Pre-arb (Projected arb after '12?) Top 100 BA Prospect ('10)
Kyle Lotzkar 22 (0) L/R 2007 53rd pick overall (suppl. 1st round) by Reds in amateur draft Pre-arb Lotzkar of the Hill People Best curveball in org (BA '10), TJ surgery in '09, Native of Canada
Pedro Villareal 24 (0) R/R MLB debut 9/5/12, 7th round pick by Reds 2008 amateur draft Pre-arb

Relief Pitchers

Age (Srvc.)

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Notes

Jose Arredondo 28 R/R Signed as FA (1/22/10) '12-'13 'Dondo, Arredon-d'oh Out of options, TJ surgery (12/09), Native of DR
Bill Bray 29 (4.02) L/L Trade w/ WAS (7/13/06) Arb 2 Out of options, TJ surgery (05/09), Best slider in Nats' org ('05), 1st round (#13) pick by Expos ('04)
Jonathan Broxton
28 (6.020) R/R Trade w/ KCR (7/31/12) '12 Broxy AS ('09-'10), Top 100 BA Prospect ('06)
J.J. Hoover
24 (0) R/R Trade w/ ATL (4/1/12) Pre-arb
First MLB save 9/12/12; Traded to Reds for Juan Francisco
Sam LeCure 28 (1.072) R/R 4th round pick by Reds in 2005 Amateur draft Pre-arb #LeMania, Yosemite Sam, SamWow
Ryan Madson+ 31 (8.027) L/R Signed as FA 1/13/12 '12 ('13 mutual option) Mad Dog Tommy John Surgery 4/11/12, Became FT closer in '11
Sean Marshall 26 (5.088) L/L Trade with CHC (12/23/11) Arb 3
2nd in reliever fWAR in 2011
Nick Masset+ 30 (4.146) R/R Trade w/ CHW (7/31/08) '12-'13 Masset Hound Did not pitch in 2012, Out of options, TJ surgery during high school ('00)
Logan Ondrusek 27 (1.144) R/R 13th round pick by Reds in 2005 Amateur draft Pre-arb (projected arb after '12?) Lurch, Ondrusexy/
Ondrusucks
Alfredo Simon 31 (2.142) R/R Claimed off waivers form BAL (4/3/12) Pre-arb (projected arb after '12) Native of DR, Originally signed by the Phillies as a non-drafted free agent on July 2, 1999

Catchers

Age (Srvc.)

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Ryan Hanigan 31 (3.077) R/R Signed as amateur FA (8/23/02) '11-'13 RyHan, Ryan Air International League Mid- and Post-season AS ('08)
Devin Mesoraco 24 (.028) R/R 2007 15th pick overall by Reds in amateur draft Pre-arb Snacks, Golem, Meso-horny BA Reds #1 Prospect ('12), Top 100 BA Prospect ('11),
Dioner Navarro 28 (6.027) S/R Signed split minor league deal (1/16/12)
'12
BA Top 50 Prospect ('04), Native of Venezuela

Infielders

Age (Srvc.)

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Miguel Cairo 38 (13.110) R/R Signed as minor league FA (1/27/10) '11-'12 Old Giza Reds are Cairo's 9th major league org
Zack Cozart 26 (.084) R/R 2nd round pick by Reds in 2007 amateur draft Pre-arb The Coz BA Reds #5 Prospect ('12), BA AAA AS ('11), IL Mid- and Pos-season AS ('11), Best defensive infielder in org (BA '08-'09), TJ surgery (08/11)
Todd Frazier 26 (.071) R/R 2007 34th pick overall by Reds (suppl. first round) Pre-arb The Toddfather BA Top 50 Prospect ('10), BA Reds #1 Prospect ('10), BA Top 100 Prospect ('09), Southern League Mid- and Post-season AS ('09)
Didi Gregorius 22 (0) L/R Signed as amateur FA (2008) Pre-arb MLB debut 9/5/12,BA Reds #7 Prospect ('12), BA Best Defensive Infielder and Infield Arm ('12), Native of Netherlands
Donald Lutz 23 (0) L/R Signed as amateur FA (7/15/07) Pre-arb Resident of Germany
Kris Negron 26 (0) R/R Trade w/ BOS (8/14/09) Pre-arb
Brandon Phillips 31 (7.022) R/R Trade w/ CLE (4/7/06) '12-'17 BP, DatDude AS ('10-'11), GG ('08, '10-'11), SS ('11), BP Top 50 Prospect ('02-'03)
Henry Rodriguez 22 (0) S/R Signed as amateur FA (3/27/07) Pre-arb H-Rod MLB debut 9/2/12,Ankle surgery (09/11), Native of Venezuela
Scott Rolen 37 (15.060) R/R Trade w/ TOR (7/31/09) '10-'12 Scotty, Rolen the Reds' Best Thompson Gunner
Left shoulder surgery (08/11), ROY ('97), 7-time AS, 8-time GG
Neftali Soto 23 (0) R/R 3rd round pick by Reds in 2007 amateur draft Pre-arb BA Best Power Hitter in Reds org ('12), Native of PR
Wilson Valdez 34 (3.096) L/R Trade w/ PHI (1/25/12)
Arb 1 Native of Dominican Republic, pitched scoreless inning against the Reds in 2011
Joey Votto 28 (4.027) L/R 2nd round pick in 2002 amateur draft '12-'23 (Team option for '24)
Jo-EH, Vottomatic, The Say Eh Kid, MVP GG ('11), AS ('10-'12), MVP ('10), BA Top 50 Prospect ('07, '08),

Outfielders

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Jay Bruce 25 (3.125) L/L 12th overall pick in 2005 amateur draft '11-'16 (Team option in '17) Bruce Almighty, HOVA, The Boss, Bruuuuuce AS ('12, '11), BA #1 Prospect ('08), Top 50 ('07), Top 100 ('06)
Chris Heisey 27 (1.157) R/R 17th round pick in '06 amateur draft Pre-arb (Projected arb after '12?) Hi-Z, Hi-C Reds Minor League Player of the Year ('09)
Ryan Ludwick 33 (6.109) R/L Signed as FA (1/23/12) '12 ('13 option) Ludwi C.K. AS, SS ('08)
Xavier Paul 27 (2.041) L/R Signed as FA after release by WAS (7/7/12)
Arb 3
XP
Team USA member ('00)
Denis Phipps 26 (0) R/R Signed as amateur FA (5/3/04) Pre-arb MLB debut 9/3/12, Native of DR
Drew Stubbs 27 (2.047) R/R 8th pick overall in 2006 amateur draft Pre-arb (Projected arb after '12) Stubby, Light Tower Power (LTP), StubbHub First Red to steal 40 bases since '97 ('11), Led NL in SO ('11), BA Top 100 Prospect ('07-'08)

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Archives:

Early May 2012 Roster (before in-season moves)

1/24/12 Roster (pre-Valdez and Ludwick acquistions)

12/20/11 Roster (pre-Marshall trade and Madson signing)

12/14/11 Roster (pre-Latos trade)