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Reds Minor Leagues:
Here is how the prospects performed in the game Monday night:
Billy Hamilton scored a run as a pinch runner.
Todd Frazier went 0-4.
Danny Dorn went 0-2.
Ryan LaMarre went 0-2.
Daryl Jones went 1-3.
Nick Christiani allowed a run on 2 hits and 2 walks in 1 inning of work.
Travis Webb threw a perfect inning of work with a strikeout.
Also within that game Jeff Francis got pounded. He is in the running for the final spot or two open on the pitching staff, but his recent struggle may have opened up someone else to the conversation.
The Reds played the game at the Rangers stadium, who has Pitch F/X cameras running during spring training. Nick Christiani’s fastball sat 89-93 MPH during his stint. Travis Webb sat 88-90 in his handful of fastballs he threw during his outing.
So, question of the day: What would you do with Aroldis Chapman to begin the season? Discuss.
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Carlos Fisher was among the players who were shown the door
The Redlegs made eight more cuts on Sunday to trim the roster size down to 33.
Among the cuts were RHP Andrew Brackman, INF Chris Valaika, and OF Denis Phipps (who were all optioned to Triple-A Louisville), and RHP Carlos Fisher, LHP Ron Mahay, LHP Clayton Tanner, LHP Clay Zavada, and RHP Kanekoa Texeria, (who were...
The Cincinnati Reds (10-15) threw out what could be considered the minor league team against the Texas Rangers (7-16) and it showed. After a scoreless first inning the Reds fell behind early giving up multiple runs in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th inning and were never able to recover. Despite wanting to put this game out of memory here is a look at the usual, Good, Bad and Notables...
Aroldis Chapman may be headed back to the Cincinnati Reds’ bullpen following the loss of closer Ryan Madson, who underwent season ending Tommy John surgery last week. Madson signed a one year deal with the Reds this offseason to serve as the team’s closer, but he will not get the opportunity to make an appearance in even one regular season game for Cincinnati in...
The Reds (10-14-1) made a trek to Scottsdale on Sunday and were handed a 7-3 defeat by the Colorado Rockies (12-10). Johnny Cueto started the game for the visitors, but was victimized by the longball on three occasions. Here's a full recap of all the good, the bad, and the notables from the exhibition match:
- Cincinnati's offense actually outhit Colorado...
While making a stop at Reds camp last Tuesday the Baseball Tonight crew sat down for a chat with Joey Votto...
Cincinnati Reds right-handed pitcher Mat Latos strained his left calf while delivering a pitch Tuesday.Latos exited in the fifth inning of his team's 7-4 loss to the Chicago Cubs and is listed as day-to-day."I'm alive and fine," Latos said after the game. "I just put a little ice on it. I'm fine. It was just a precaution."The Reds acquired Latos in...
I recently got the chance to sit down and talk some Reds baseball with Michael Pichan of the RotoInfo.com Fantasy Nomad Show over the weekend. He was gracious enough to have me as a guest on his weekly show, which broadcasts live every Sunday at 1:00 PM from Foley's Pub & Restaurant in New York City. Be sure to check it out.
Here's the full podcast below. I encourage...
The Cincinnati Reds' pitching staff is taking its lumps even before the start of the season.
Three days after closer Ryan Madson was lost for the season, righthander Mat Latos strained his left calf during Tuesday's 7-4 spring-training setback to the Chicago Cubs.
Latos left the game in the fifth inning after throwing a pitch. The team said he was day-to-day.
Here's what you can expect on tonight's Reds Live - Spring Training Live:
-- Brandon Phillips is soooo ready for the season to start, and is especially anxious since he'll be the leadoff batter, as told to Jeff Piecoro during his visit with the Reds second baseman.-- Chris and Jeff discuss Brandon Phillips' stats after moving into the leadoff spot last season - some...
Ryan Madson, Cincinnati Reds (Tommy John Surgery)
On Friday, one of the most surprising bits of news with the greatest impact was that Madson needs Tommy John surgery. Madson had battled elbow trouble throughout the spring, but it looked like he was turning a corner as recently as last week. Unfortunately, in the few days prior to his scheduled debut, he suffered a setback and...
Right-hander Mat Latos threw a pitch and pulled up awkwardly. Just like that, the Cincinnati Reds had another pitching concern.
Latos strained his left calf while throwing a pitch during the fifth inning of a 7-4 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, forcing him from the game. He was listed as day to day.
The Reds' No. 2 starter got hurt three days after they learned that closer...
The Reds broke the hearts of another eight up-and-comers this morning as they continued the brutal march to a 25-man roster that actually includes only 25 men.
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by: Matt BollmannStaff Writer
The Reds (10-16) welcomed the Chicago Cubs (13-14) to Goodyear, Arizona on Tuesday. It was a pitching matchup of two guys with high expectations this year for their respective ball clubs in Mat Latos for Cincy and Matt Garza for Chicago. It was a game that saw the team lose to the Cubs by the final of 7-4. Now, let’s take a look at the good,...
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- Ian Kinsler hit his fourth home run and Scott Feldman threw six scoreless innings to help lead the Texas Rangers past the Cincinnati Reds 12-0 on Monday night.
Nelson Cruz, David Murphy and Josh Hamilton had two-run doubles, Mitch Moreland added a two-run single and Michael Young had three hits and scored three runs for the Rangers, who won for only the second...