Larkin hit .289 this season
CINCINNATI -- Barry Larkin's stellar 19-year career with his hometown team ended Tuesday with a one-sided phone call.
The Cincinnati Reds informed their captain they aren't interested in keeping him around for another season. Instead, the Reds will replace the 40-year-old shortstop with two unproven youngsters.
Larkin was at his home in Orlando, Fla., when general manager Dan O'Brien and manager Dave Miley -- a former teammate -- called with the decision.
"It wasn't ...
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