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Jack Hannahan’s deal with the Reds is actually for two years

Dec 13, 2012, 9:09 AM EDT

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Yesterday it was reported that the Reds were poised to sign Jack Hannahan to a one-year deal. Nope: it’s for two years, reports John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer. It will be announced later this morning.

No word on the money yet, but the one-year report had it at $2 million. Hannahan comes over from Cleveland, where he hit .247 with 12 homers and a .688 OPS in 684 plate appearances.

We live in a world where that production rates you a multi-year deal to be a backup. Not judging. Just saying.


  1. jarathen - Dec 13, 2012 at 9:37 AM

    Thumbs up for use of the phrase, “In a world”.

    “In a world where being a mediocre backup nets you two years and millions of dollars…”

    • number42is1 - Dec 13, 2012 at 9:42 AM

      I can actually hear movie guys voice when you do that

  2. jwbiii - Dec 13, 2012 at 12:00 PM

    If you’re inclined to believe Heyman

  3. paperlions - Dec 13, 2012 at 12:35 PM

    Eww. Wasn’t 1 year bad enough?

    Fantastic news though, with Baker in the dugout, and Hannahan having veterany goodness as a left-handed hitter….does this spell platoon at 3B with Frazier?

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