Today I had a chance to speak with Dick Williams, Reds Vice President of Baseball Operations. In his interview, Dick discusses his role with the Reds, the new training facility in Goodyear, Arizona and also clears up some misconceptions about the Reds’ move from Sarasota.
His entire interview:
Dick Williams 7-13-09.WMA.
Also, here are some pictures that will help when following along with the interview.
This map shows the training facilities of both the Reds and Indians, as well as their proximity to Goodyear Ballpark.
This map shows the Reds/Indians’ facility relative to the rest of the Cactus League (click photo for larger image).
This was Opening Day at Goodyear Ballpark for 2009 Indians Spring Training.
This is the latest photo of one of the Reds practice fields. The complex will be operational for Arizona Fall League.