Found July 27, 2013 on Reds Minor Leagues:
Taking a look at who could draw interest at the trade deadline if the Reds decide to make a move.

Devin divines diamond success

Mesoraco following a game-tying home run in May.Everybody’s writing about the recent success that Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco has been having this month. First, Red Reporter talks about how Mesoraco, kind of forgotten, may well become the right-handed impact bat the Reds have sorely needed. [T]he 2013 Reds lack an offensive player who is outperforming expectations. They’re...

Reds top pick Phillip Ervin performing very well in rookie ball

With their first pick in the 2013 Amateur Draft, the Reds opted to select Samford University outfielder Phillip Ervin, who has drawn comparisons from some scouts to Pirates five-tool center fielder Andrew McCutchen. Through 32 games in rookie ball, Ervin is certainly living up to the billing. Ervin, 21, signed with Cincinnati quickly after being drafted and was subsequently...

Cincinnati Reds Minor League Scouting Notebook

This week we will take a look at third baseman Tanner Rahier and relief pitcher Abel De Los Santos.

How Manny Parra Became My Favorite Player in 3 Words

Manny Parra was not always my favorite player. Some of you might remember when I said the Reds should give out booze, like they do with 11 strikeout pizza, when Parra and Alfredo Simon pitched in the same game. Parra has been pretty great lately, something I attributed to his Boston Rob like facial hair. After he got out of a late inning jam in the Reds win last night, I made more...

The Dodgers Pull Off Nifty Trick Play And Really Confuse Shin-Soo Choo

Shin-Soo Choo of the Reds will probably never hear the end of this one, especially from his teammates. Friday night when his Reds took on the Dodgers, Choo took off from first on a hit and run and paid a little too much attention to Hanley Ramirez of the Dodgers who pretended he had grabbed the ball as it flew by him and into center field. Skip Schumacher also played an integral...

Shin-Soo Choo Gets Fooled by Hanley Ramirez in Embarrassing Baserunning Gaffe (Video)

Shin-Soo Choo didn’t even know what hit him — or to be more exact, what was even going on. The Reds outfielder was breaking for second base in a typical hit-and-run scenario Thursday night when, to be kind, he got a little confused. Reds first baseman Joey Votto was at the plate, and he executed his part by hitting a flare single to center. However, Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez apparently...

Bruce, Paul homer to back Latos, Reds top Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Mat Latos threw 7 2-3 innings and the Cincinnati Reds got home runs from Jay Bruce and Xavier Paul to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 on Thursday night, ending the NL West leaders' six-game winning streak. Latos (10-3) allowed two runs -- one earned -- and eight hits with four strikeouts en route to his first victory at Dodger Stadium after going 0-5 with...

Dodgers get one over on Choo — twice

Shin-Soo Choo is a career .289 hitter and bats leadoff for a playoff contender. But on Thursday night, he fell victim to two of the oldest tricks in the book, making the Reds-Dodgers game look like something out of "The Bad News Bears." The trouble for the Cinicannati center fielder started in the fourth inning, as he fell victim to a baserunning ploy by Los Angeles rookie...

Daily Fantasy Baseball Analysis July 25: Seeing Reds

Seeing Reds Don’t look now, but the National League Central Division is turning into a three-team powerhouse. St. Louis has been good for what seems like forever; the Pirates have sailed through the first half in recent years, only to walk the plank in the second half with lackluster pitching; and the Cincinnati Reds have [...]

Reds minor leaguer suspended 50 games

NEW YORK (AP) -- Atlanta Braves right-hander Humberto Carpio and Cincinnati Reds outfielder Yoel Noel have each been suspended 50 games for violations of baseball's minor league drug program. Carpio and Noel were each penalized Friday after testing positive for anabolic steroids. Carpio tested metabolites of Stanozolol and Noel for metabolites of Nandrolone. Both players were...

Ludwick Makes Third Rehab Appearance

Friday marked Ryan Ludwicks third rehab appearance as he works to get back into the Reds lineup after suffering a separated shoulder on opening day. Big expectations were expected of the lineup with the addition of Shin-Soo Choo atop of it and Brandon Phillips hitting behind him. The Reds are hopeful that will finally materialize over the final two months of the season.

What do you call putting your finger in your friends drink?

It’s called Bronsoning. A few years ago a friend of mine’s sister who lived in Cincinnati came to visit Chicago. While we were throwing a few back she told us this story about how over the past weekend in the Nati’ she had gone out on some guys boat that she met at the bar. She didn’t know who the guy was but said that she and her friends had a good time. Said the guy’s...

Reds-Padres Preview

The Cincinnati Reds' offense has gone stagnant, which means another stingy performance from Mike Leake could be even more necessary. A solid pitching effort bailed out the San Diego Padres in their most recent contest, and they'll look to send Cincinnati to a fourth straight defeat Monday night. Cincinnati (59-47) averaged 6.2 runs while winning seven of its previous nine...

Bronsoning: The newest craze to hit the sports world

Bronsoning. Sticking your finger in your friends drink and then yelling out "Bronsoned" to pay homage to Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo!
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