Jocketty Joins Reds’ Organization
The Cincinnati Reds this afternoon announced that former St. Louis Cardinals GM Walt Jocketty has been hired by the Reds as a special advisor to owner Bob Castellini.
The official press release notes that in 13 years as the St. Louis GM,Â Jocketty’s Cardinals teams went to the playoffs seven times, winning the NL Central Division six times and the 2001 NL Wild Card while producing two NL pennants and the 2006 World Series title.
An article by John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports that current GM Wayne Krivsky will remain in his position, and will continue to report to Castellini. There are also some quotes from Castellini, Jocketty and Krivsky in that article and on Fay’s blog regarding the move.