WALT JOCKETTY: EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR

Reds President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Walt Jocketty today was named Sporting News’ Executive of the Year for the third time after building a team that won the National League Central Division title by 5.0 games with a 91-71 record…was the Reds’ first Postseason appearance since 1995…Jocketty also was recognized by Sporting News in 2000 and 2004 after leading the Cardinals to NL pennants in those seasons…the 2010 Reds was the eighth club led to the playoffs by Jocketty and his seventh to win the NL Central outright…he is the Reds’ fifth winner of the prestigious award, joining Warren Giles (1938), Gabe Paul (1956), Bob Howsam (1973) and Bob Quinn (1990).

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