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Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis (Ah-RAHL'-dus) Chapman has been fined $150 plus court costs for an Ohio speeding ticket.
A Grove City court clerk says a second charge of driving under suspension was dismissed. Chapman's license had been reinstated sometime after his May 21 arrest.
Police in the Columbus suburb had reported clocking Chapman at 93 mph on Interstate 71. They found that his Kentucky driver's license was suspended.
His attorney Michael King entered Chapman's guilty plea Wednesday to going 83 mph in a 65 mph zone, with the suspension charge dismissed. King says the $150 fine and $89 in costs have been paid.
The All-Star pitcher has converted 14 of 18 save opportunities, closing Tuesday night's victory with a strikeout on a 101 mph fastball.
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CINCINNATI There are no placards hanging in the Cincinnati Reds clubhouse that say, "Keep a stiff upper lip," but there are, indeed, more stiff upper lips these days than on the Queen's Guard at Buckingham Palace.
It is all due to the loss of All-Star first baseman Joey Votto for three weeks after he underwent arthroscopic knee surgery Tuesday.
The team, of course...
The Cincinnati Reds need someone to step up in Joey Votto's absence, but so far it hasn't happened.
The Reds close a four-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday, trying to salvage a split and stay at least tied for first place in the NL Central.
Playing its first series without Votto, who underwent surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee Tuesday...
The Diamondbacks weren’t really bad enough to be swept by the Cubs last weekend, so maybe it’s no surprise that they busted out against the Reds last night. They touched Bronson Arroyo for 4 runs in the first inning, and that’s all they needed.
With the Diamondbacks’ All-Star Wade Miley on the mound, the Reds’ All-Star Joey Votto out of the line-up, and an ejection...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto is defending the decision to wait before getting an MRI that found torn cartilage in his left knee.
Votto hurt the knee while sliding into a base on June 29, but didn't get an MRI because it started to improve. He said the knee felt close to normal before it started acting up again over the weekend, prompting the test...
Reds first baseman Joey Votto returned to Cincinnati to have cartilage removed from his surgically repaired left knee.
Manager Dusty Baker said Saturday that Votto felt soreness in his knee after participating in a sliding drill. Votto underwent a 6-minute procedure Friday night.
Cincinnati plays the third of a four-game stand against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. If rehab goes...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Mat Latos kept his streak going for more than three months. Two bad pitches reminded him how it feels to lose.
Jason Kubel returned from a sore hamstring and homered in his first two at-bats against Latos on Wednesday night, powering the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-1 victory that dropped the Cincinnati Reds back into a first-place tie in the NL Central.
7/19 Game Review
Louisville lost 13-12. Box Score
Denis Phipps went 1-3 with a double, 2 walks and 3 runs.
Willie Harris went 2-5 with 2 runs.
Henry Rodriguez went 4-5 with a HR (4), 2 RBI and 3 runs.
Neftali Soto went 2-4 with a double, walk, HR (12), 5 RBI and 2 runs.
Mike Costanzo went 2-5 with a HR (7) with 3 RBI.
Cody Puckett went 1-4 with a solo HR (11) and a walk.
Brandon Phillips felt Cincinnati's fans were a bit premature in their booing, so he took it upon himself to turn the jeers into cheers.
The second baseman homered and had a season-high five RBIs, then scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning on Todd Frazier's single to help the Reds rally from a six-run deficit in a 7-6 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday...
Right-hander Johnny Cueto showed no significant problem from his finger blister during six shutout innings Tuesday night, and Ryan Ludwick hit a three-run homer that sent the Cincinnati Reds to their first victory without Joey Votto, 4-0 over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Votto had surgery earlier in the day to repair torn cartilage in his left knee, sidelining the former National League...
By JEFF BARTL,
The Cincinnati Reds didn't panic when they learned injured slugger Joey Votto would miss at least three weeks, nor did they when trailing by six runs in their latest contest.
While teams like the Milwaukee Brewers who are chasing them in the NL Central may be looking to pounce on the Votto-less Reds, Brandon Phillips helped show there's still...
Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo’s lanky frame has helped cement his reputation on the mound.
He’s also finding time to make his mark as a rock musician with platinum aspirations.
Recently, he sat down with MLB Fan Cave to put together a goofy sing-a-long video titled “Red Hooded Sweatshirt.”
You have to stick around for the ending as the ditty ends up featuring teammate Ardoldis...
By JEFF MEZYDLO
STATS Senior Writer
If the Cincinnati Reds continue to pitch well, they should have a good chance to succeed over the next few weeks even without injured star Joey Votto.
After shutting out Arizona to even their four-game set, the Reds hope Mat Latos can continue his undefeated run Wednesday night against the visiting Diamondbacks.
Johnny Cueto and four relievers...
Next up for your reality show viewing pleasure, former Cincinnati Reds star and manager Pete Rose and his model/fiancée, Kiana Kim will be featured on TLC for five episodes tentatively titled, “The Pete Rose and Kiana Kim Family Project. ” “It’s not going to be classless,” Rose said. “It seems like a lot of reality [...]
Jason Kubel returned from a sore hamstring and homered in his first two at-bats on Wednesday night, powering the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-1 victory that dropped the Cincinnati Reds back into a first-place tie in the NL Central.
Kubel was out of the lineup for four games because of the hamstring. He hit a two-run shot in the first inning and a solo homer in the fourth off Mat...