Reds Notes: Jocketty, Nix, Gomes

John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer gathered a few bits of information Saturday from Reds general manager Walt Jocketty:

  • The Reds have made an offer to Laynce Nix, who was outrighted off the 40-man roster this week and elected free agency.  Jocketty believes he "may take it" but first wants to "see what's out there."
  • Jocketty believes the Reds will be able to "get something done" with arbitration-eligible outfielder Jonny Gomes, who hit .267/.338/.541 in 2009 with 20 home runs and 51 RBI. It's not clear if the two sides are talking about a multi-year deal, but that would make some sense.
  • Jocketty also had some nice things to say about the prospects that the Reds added to their 40-man roster on Friday, protecting them from December's Rule 5 Draft.

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