Found August 31, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Cincinnati Reds starter Bronson Arroyo managed to minimize the damage in the first inning, always a good sign considering his dismal history in Coors Field. However, he gave up a three-run homer to Todd Helton in the fourth, part of a barrage of six straight hits Arroyo allowed at the outset of Colorado's five-run inning that he didn't finish. The Rockies beat the Reds 9-6 as Helton homered twice and matched a career high with six RBIs. ''I was rolling along. I felt as good as I've ever felt in this ballpark,'' Arroyo said. ''It's a bit difficult for me, given I'm a guy who uses his breaking ball a lot, which is tough to throw here. That's about as good as I can feel. Felt good, I felt strong. Felt it was a really manageable lineup.'' The onslaught in the fourth began with an infield single by Troy Tulowitzki, who hit a chopper to shortstop. Wilin Rosario singled, and Helton drove a 1-0 changeup into the Rockies' bullpe...

Civil rights organization upset with way Reds handled Brandon Phillips tirade

Although Brandon Phillips and beat writer C. Trent Rosecrans have apparently made amends, one civil rights organization is still upset with Phillips, manager Dusty Baker, and the team over the incident, which involved Phillips unleashing a profanity-laced and personal verbal attack on Rosecrans before Wednesday's game. The National Association for the Advancement of Fat Acceptance...

Reds were reportedly interested in signing Edinson Volquez

Volquez said he chose #Dodgers over #Reds, #BlueJays, #Orioles, #Phillies and "a couple more." Said he's willing to start or relieve. — Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) August 30, 2013 There was a time in Cincinnati when many thought Edinson Volquez was going to be a star for years to come. This optimism was justified in 2008 when the right-hander posted a 17-6 record...

National writer claims Brandon Phillips isn't only Reds player to rip reporter for criticism

Whether you like the man or not, what Brandon Phillips did before Wednesday's game against the Cardinals is really hard to defend. The Gold Glove second basemen disrupted an interview in the clubhouse and used an expletive-filled, verbal attack on Cincinnati Enquirer beat writer C. Trent Rosecrans after the latter sent out a pair of tweets about Phillips' on-base percentage...

Reds to offer fans one dollar hot dogs in celebration of attendance

What's better than watching a Reds game at Great American Ball Park? Watching a Reds game at Great American Ball Park while enjoying a hot dog that you only paid one dollar for. That's what. The Reds have announced they will hold a "Dollar Hot Dog Night" in celebration of record-setting fan support. The event will take place next Thursday (Sept. 5) during...

Pete Rose and rest of 'Great Eight' to reunite for Joe Morgan weekend

Circle your calendar for next weekend, folks. The key cogs from the Big Red Machine era are set to get together in Cincinnati to pay homage to Joe Morgan's statue dedication.Here is a press release from the Reds... The starting eight members of the 1975-76 Cincinnati Reds World Series Championship teams will reunite Sept. 6 and 7 as part of Joe Morgan Weekend. This is...

Brandon Phillips’ Outburst Very Unnecessary, Especially Since Reporter Made Valid Argument

Come on, Brandon Phillips. You’re better than that. Phillips is in the midst of another productive season and the Reds still have an outside chance of winning the National League Central. At the very least, Cincinnati should be able to secure one of the NL’s two wild card spots. So can someone explain why Phillips is concerned about a sportswriter pointing out the three-time...

Brandon Phillips curses out reporter; Dusty Baker finds it amusing

The Cincinnati Reds are knee deep into a pennant race, trailing the division leader St. Louis Cardinals by 3.5 games as we approach September. Manager Dusty Baker decided to make a lineup change, and move Brandon Phillips to the two-hole, and it was met with some skepticism by Cincinnati Enquirer’s C. Trent Rosecans, criticizing Phillips’ OBP:   Reds go from a hitter with a...

Reds-Rockies Preview

Amid some inconsistent hitting during a rough stretch of games, the Cincinnati Reds turned in a big day at the plate in their last contest. They may not need to score as many runs with Bronson Arroyo on the hill. Arroyo tries to win a career high-tying fifth consecutive start as the visiting Reds open a three-game set against the Colorado Rockies on Friday night. Cincinnati (75...

Phillips, Reynolds lead Reds past Rockies 8-3

Brandon Phillips tripled, homered and doubled in his first three at-bats, Greg Reynolds beat his former team for his first major league win in two years, and the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Colorado Rockies 8-3 on Saturday night. Phillips scored three times, drove in two runs and just missed becoming the first Reds player to hit for the cycle since Eric Davis did it against the...

Rogers stymies Clippers in 2-1 loss

COLUMBUS, OH- The last time Bats' starter Chad Rogers faced the Columbus Clippers, he allowed six runs. This time, a seemingly different Chad Rogers toed the rubber and shut down the Clippers in a 2-1 win for the Louisville Bats. In the aforementioned matchup with Columbus earlier this month, Rogers was shelled by the Clippers. Allowing six runs on six hits in 5.1 innings,...

Minor League Game Review – 8/29/13

Neftali Soto had two hits in a Louisville Bats win on Thursday night.

The Call-Up: Billy Hamilton by Jason Parks and Bret Sayre

As the calendar flips to September and the rosters expand, the Reds bring up an outfielder with game-changing speed and the steals to prove it.

Nicasio hit hard early, Rockies lose to Reds 8-3

Reds 8, Rockies 3. With AP Photos. Juan Nicasio was in trouble right away. He issued a four-pitch walk to Shin-Soo Choo and served up a triple to Brandon Phillips to start a 25-pitch first inning. The right-hander was gone before he could get out of the fifth. ''I don't think he got loose,'' Colorado manager Walt Weiss said. ''He used the first inning...
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