The Cincinnati Reds held their introductory press conference with the local media on Thursday night at Duke Energy Convention Center, where the Reds will be holding Redsfest Friday and Saturday. Obviously Mike Moustakas was there, but he was joined by Scott Boras and Tyler Beckstrom of The Boras Corporation, as well as manager David Bell, General Manager and Vice President Nick Krall, and President of Baseball Operations Dick Williams. You can watch the entire press conference below.
It was a rather quick, and easy press conference as there were only a few questions asked. But let’s take a look at what Mike Moustakas said about why he chose Cincinnati over the other suitors this offseason.
The reason I picked this team was being on the other side, playing in Milwaukee I was able to see what these guys had.What they were bringing to the field every single day – The love and passion they played with. The pitching staff was incredible, the lineup was incredible. And I wanted to be a part of that. I wanted to make this team a little bit better, and to help get to the post season, which is why we all play the game. I was talking with David (Bell) earlier – the most addictive thing ever is post season baseball and I can’t wait to get back there.
Cincinnati Reds. Playoff Baseball. Mike Moustakas. That all sounds great. And hey, maybe Chad Dotson is onto something else with this tweet, too…..
— Chad Dotson (@dotsonc) December 6, 2019