Found May 09, 2012 on Redlegs Review:
PLAYERS: George Foster
TEAMS: Cincinnati Reds
From the Reds... CINCINNATI (May 9, 2012) — The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum’s 2012 Big Red Machine bobblehead series, presented by Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, continues in May with the release of the George Foster bobblehead, the second in the six bobblehead collection. The George Foster bobbleheads are free with full-price paid admission to the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in May while supplies last. There is a strict limit of one bobblehead per ticket purchaser per day and the limited number of bobbleheads available for public distribution are expected to will go quickly. George Foster was one of the most feared sluggers of his era, belting a club-record 52 home runs in his 1977 Most Valuable Player season and pacing the National League in RBI each season from 1976-1978. Inducted into the Reds Hall of Fame in 2003, Foster ranks fifth on the franchise’s all-time home run list. The best way to ensure a bobblehead is ...

Hamilton, Cingrani set bar for rest of Reds top prospects

Billy Hamilton and Tony Cingrani of the Bakersfield Blaze were named the Reds Minor League Player and Pitcher of the month of April. Double-A starter J.C. Sulbaran was named the Southern League Pitcher of the week. His teammate, closer Donnie Joseph finally gave up a run, but his ERA still stands at a miniscule 0.56. To check last week's review, go here. Here's the rest...

Red alert! Bailey struggles as Reds fall

Bailey just didn't bring his 'A' game this time around You can't win 'em all, right? That's precisely what the Reds (15-14) must be thinking after falling to the Brewers (13-17), 8-3, on Tuesday. Milwaukee starter Yovani Gallardo (2-3) muffled the Cincinnati offense over his six, fine innings of work. Meanwhile, his counterpart Homer Bailey was less...

Who's hot and who's not right now

Johnny Cueto is among several Cincy players who are heating up in May The month of April can be deceiving in many ways as it relates to the performance of MLBers. Players can get off to hot starts only to fizzle out in the remaining five months of the season. Or on the other hand, a player may also labor through a rough April only to turn it on as the weather gets warmer...

Reds hold on against Brew Crew for series victory

Who needs an Ace? Not the Reds, they already have one. The Reds kept their series win streak alive in dramatic fashion, perhaps a bit too dramatic, taking two of three in Milwaukee after a 2-1 victory over the Brewers on Wednesday afternoon. It was more than just any victory, though, as this one felt a little bit bigger. All the info after the break… ...

Minor League Game Review – 5/10/12

5/10 Game Review Louisville lost 4-1. Box Score Kristopher Negron went 1-3 with a dobule and a walk. Neftail Soto went 2-4 with a run. Dioner Navarro went 3-3 with an RBI. Chad Reineke allowed 2 earned in 6 innings with 4 walks and 6 strikeouts. Nick Christiani threw 1.2 scoreless innings of relief. Game notes The Bats offensive woes continue. Nick Christiani has thrown 9.2 consecutive...

10,000 days since Marge Schott’s reign began

In a minor Cincinnati Reds historical item, The Hardball Times notes that it was 10,000 days ago today that Marge Schott became the majority owner of the Reds. It was a tumultuous and, ultimately, mostly embarrassing time in the Reds’ history. Yes, they won the 1990 World Series, but that may have been despite Schott, given her reluctance to hire scouts and black … [visit site to read more]

MINOR details 5/7/2012: Cingrani, Blaze get back to their winning ways

The Blaze are two games back in North Division of the California League. Norfolk 4 Louisville 2 -It was a deja vu loss for the Bats (10-22) who dropped their fourth straight contest. Jeff Francis (2-4) allowed all four earned runs in his seven innings. Scott Carroll and Travis Webb each tossed a perfect inning with a strikeout. -CF Denis Phipps provided the only offense...

Minor League Game Review – 5/8/12

5/8 Game Review Louisville lost 11-4. Box Score Felix Perez went 1-3. Denis Phipps went 1-3. Neftali Soto went 1-4 with a run. Bill Rhinehart went 1-4 with a run. Chris Valaika went 1-4 with a double, RBI and a run. Mike Costanzo went 2-4 with 2 doubles, 2 RBI and a run. Corky Miller went 1-4 with an RBI. Carlos Fisher threw 2 shutout innings with 3 strikeouts. Josh Judy threw...

Minor League Game Review – 5/9/12

5/9 Game Review Louisville won 6-5. Box Score Denis Phipps went 1-4 with a double and RBI. Bill Rhinehart went 1-3 with a walk and solo HR (2). Danny Dorn went 0-2 with 2 walks and 2 runs. Chris Valaika went 2-4 with a run. Mike Costanzo went 1-3 with a run and RBI. Pedro Villarreal allowed 2 earned (5 total) in 5.2 innings with no walks and 7 strikeouts. Nick Christiani threw...

Homestand Highlights – May 11-13, 2012 – Reds vs Nationals

Friday, May 11, 2012 – Cincinnati Reds vs. Washington Nationals, 7:10 p.m. Fireworks Friday: Postgame fireworks featuring a “Girls Night Out” soundtrack, presented by Furniture Fair. (Fireworks begin 15 minutes after game ends) Girls Night Out: Pregame activities in the Fan Zone include a chocolate dipping station, free massages by Massage Envy, free jewelry cleaning by Richter...

Reds vs. Nationals series preview

The Reds welcome the Washington Nationals to town for a three-game set at GABP. Cincinnati is looking for a bit of a revenge after losing three out of four in the nation’s capital last month which came at a low point of the early season, sending many fans running for the cliff. Since, though, the Reds have won four out of five series, including four straight, not...

Zack Cozart: Offseason rehab video

Every now and then I'll find myself perusing around YouTube for some good, Reds-related video I can post on the blog. And this is what I happened to find in my latest search. Seen here is prime NL Rookie of the Year candidate Zack Cozart discussing his road to recovery from Tommy John surgery. This video clip was obviously produced and aired prior to the start...

Game 29, 2012: Brewers rock Bailey & Reds 8-3

[Box Score] [] [Redleg Nation] [Brewers Mission 162] Things started going badly in this one–again because of Homer Bailey’s inconsistencies. He came out with 96 MPH stuff, some of the best velocity I’ve seen him have a in a long time and after retiring what seemed like the first two hitters of the game with ease, he came unraveled a little bit. He loaded the...

Off day observations

With the off day and the Reds seemingly on a roll I thought I would take a post to look at how the Reds are faring so far this season. First, the Reds have arguably the best pitcher in Baseball at the top of their rotation. With a 1.12 ERA, Cueto is the second best staring pitcher in baseball (based on ERA alone.) He has 4 wins compared to the 0 wins Dempster (1.02 ERA) has. Cueto...

The Reds’ continuing efforts to get an All-Star game

During the 2012 Opening Day festivities, Cincinnati Reds’ CEO Bob Castellini spoke confidently that Cincinnati would be host to an All-Star game. There hasn’t been any news on that front since then, so <a ... [visit site to read more]
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