Worth noting

Former Cardinals manager Tony La Russa and college basketball coaching great Bob Knight visited Reds camp on Friday. La Russa, who now works for Major League Baseball, and Knight, an ESPN analyst, spoke to the players about helping with a program that helps educate enlisted soldiers and their families.

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