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Reds plan on keeping Bryan Price

Price will manage the Reds in 2016.

Bryan Price will manage the Reds in 2016. According to USA Today's Bob Nighengale, Price will return to the Cincinnati dugout next season.

FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal was among the first to report the Reds were considering keeping Price earlier this week. While Price will return as manager, there might be several changes made to the coaching staff when the offseason begins.

Cincinnati is sitting at 63-97 and the club has lost 13 consecutive contests. In 2014, which was Price's first season as Reds manager, the organization ended the season at 76-86.

Rosenthal adds the organization's rationale for keeping Price might be he was not directly involved with the moves the organization made over the last few months. Johnny Cueto, Mike Leake and Marlon Byrd were all moved and Homer Bailey, Devin Mesoraco, Billy Hamilton and Zack Cozart have all been plagued by injuries.

While multiple veterans have been injured or moved, Cincinnati's rotation is composed of all rookies. That might not change heading into next season.

After the Reds dismissed Dusty Baker, they promoted Price from pitching coach to manager. Price is currently signed to a three-year deal, but he might not receive another opportunity if the Reds struggle again in 2016.