Walter Jocketty does not want to see his role change next season. Cincinnati's General Manager might be asked to take a different position heading into 2016, but according to C. Trent Rosecrans, Jockett wants to remain in the Reds' front office for at least another season.
Brewers GM Doug Melvin stepped down into an advisory role but Jocketty is reportedly not interested in doing so. Jocketty's job security has been publicly discussed of late as a result of the Reds' struggles throughout the season. The club is rebuilding and with Bryan Price's future with the organization uncertain, Jocketty's might be too.
Before the start of the year, Jocketty moved Alfredo Simon and Mat Latos to acquire minor league prospects. He did bring in Marlon Byrd but has since moved Byrd, Johnny Cueto and Mike Leake as a result of the club's inconsistencies in the second half.
Season-ending injuries to Homer Bailey, Zack Cozart and Devin Mesoraco might have factored in to the Reds' struggles and the team is expected to be active once again this winter. Regardless of the moves made, if the Reds have another down year, Jocketty will likely not be asked to return.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reported Friday Jocketty is expected to return next season. He is still under contract for 2016 after being extended last September but this might be his last opportunity. If the Reds struggle moving forward, they will likely be searching for a new GM.