One week after the club was shut out in their Wild Card Series loss to the Braves, longtime Cincinnati Reds executive Dick Williams has stepped down to pursue personal interests, the team announced. General manager Nick Krall will continue to serve in the same capacity, the club says. Williams reportedly informed the team he would step down after the season earlier this year.
“It is the right time for me to begin a transition, both professionally and personally. I have been affiliated with this organization in one way or another for most of my life, but I have been working here full-time for 15 years,” Williams said in a statement. “More than anything, I was so proud to represent this unbelievable city of ours. It was the honor of a lifetime to be a small part of assembling teams that went out and battled for these fans. My earliest memories