Wednesday, December 06, 2000

Villone could return to Reds




By Chris Haft
The Cincinnati Enquirer

        Left-hander Ron Villone could return to the Reds, at least temporarily, if his new team, Colorado, keeps spending.

        The Rockies, who signed former Cincinnati left-hander Denny Neagle to a five-year, $51.5 million contract Monday, also have made lucrative offers to right-hander Darren Dreifort, left-hander Mike Hampton and Rodriguez.

        According to a provision in the Villone deal, the Rockies would send him back to Cincinnati if their payroll exceeded a certain ceiling, believed to be around $70 million.

        Villone, whose $1.6 million salary could approach $3 million in arbitration, went to Colorado for two minor-league pitchers to be named Nov.8.

       



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