Reports: Reds bring back Cueto, part ways with Hannahan, Ludwick
The Cincinnati Reds made a couple of minor moves on Wednesday.
According to Chris Cotillo of SB Nation's MLB Daily Dish, the team excercised its $10M club option on starting pitcher Johnny Cueto.
Sources: #Reds officially exercised $10M option on Johnny Cueto on Tuesday.— Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) October 29, 2014
The Reds also reportedly decided upon declining Jack Hannahan's $4M option and bought out the utility infielder's contract for $2M, making him a free agent.
The 34-year-old Hannahan only saw 50 plate appearances this past season for Cincinnati.
The Reds also reportly bought out 36-year-old Ryan Ludwick.
Source: #Reds declined $9M team option on Ryan Ludwick, will pay him $4.5M buyout.— Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) October 29, 2014