Cockcroft: Cordero closing in Cincy
After years of making do with less-overpowering closer types like David Weathers and Danny Graves, the Cincinnati Reds finally felt it important to get themselves a proven finisher for 2008, signing free agent Francisco Cordero to a four-year, $46 million contract, according to ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick.
Interesting move, considering that in 2007, the Reds helped back up the notion that "anyone can close." Weathers, despite averaging 5.56 strikeouts per nine innings this past season ...
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