Found March 21, 2012 on Reds Minor Leagues:
Here is how the prospects performed in the game Tuesday afternoon Chris Valaika went 2-2 with a double. Zack Cozart went 1-2 with a double and RBI. Todd Frazier went 1-2. Denis Phipps went 0-1. Daryl Jones went 0-1. Andrew Brackman allowed 2 runs in 1.2 innings with a walk and a strikeout. Zack Cozart continues hitting well. Brackman had a rough game and may have punched his ticket to the Bats for the next cuts. Mark Sheldon has up an article on David Vidal of Here is something that stuck out to me from the article, that has been talked about in the past with regards to Vidal: “I really setup myself this year not to come in with a lot of that,” Vidal said. “I’m not going to lie, there were games that I was down and wouldn’t hustle. That’s on me. I was told about it and did hear about it. This year, it’s going to be about my performance, and a whole different story.” “You get tagged, and that’s a bad thing,” Vidal said. “It’s hard for it to come off of you. You learn

2012 projections: Ryan Ludwick

Ludwick was brought in over the winter to provide extra punch to the batting order. Is he capable? The 33-year old outfielder is entering his first season in the Queen City and 10th overall for his career. Reds fans probably remember Ryan Ludwick best from his time spent as a St. Louis Cardinal, and it's interesting to note that he's accumulated more homeruns (11), more...

MLB Preview 2012: Cincinnati Reds

I am a really big fan of the Cincinnati Reds. Not a real fan, just someone that thinks they’re going to be good. They have a young squad full of bombers and speed. They have some talented young pitching and they have a manager that likes to destroy young arms. What’s not to like? Like Tony LaRussa, Dusty Baker, wins just about everywhere he goes, in spite of himself. He practically...

10 Bold Predictions for 2012: Jay Bruce Wins National League MVP

As part of our preview for the upcoming 2012 season, we’ll be doing a ’10 Bold Predictions for 2012′ series that will be featured between now and Opening Day. Our first prediction focuses on the National League’s Most Valuable Player Award for 2012, and it’s going to surprise you while it really shouldn’t. Not coming from us anyways. Ask any devoted Cincinnati Reds fan...

Who's hot and who's not right now

The Cuban Missile has enjoyed a nice spring thus far The Spring Training schedule is now a little over halfway complete and Opening Day is a mere two and a half weeks away. Here's a look at who's been having success this preseason, as well as some players that haven't: Who's Hot: - Scott Rolen: The 36-year old is batting .444 (8-18) with a .524 OBP. He has...

Thursday news and notes

The Reds were off Wednesday, so there  is no game rundown for today. The Reds are not off again until the day before the regular season begins. Tom Nichols has up the most recent preview of the 2012 Dragons roster at, this time looking at third base. The favorite for the position is Junior Arias according to Nichols. Arias advanced to Billings of the Pioneer League...

Joey Votto interested in staying

I missed this the other day, but just saw it on Redleg Nation when catching up on Cincinnati Reds news (or … [visit site to read more]

2012 season preview: Cincinnati Reds

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BBTN crew previews Reds

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TONIGHT, ON REDS LIVE - SPRING TRAINING 2012: A slimmer-trimmer Jay Bruce is well aware of the need for consistency, and has dedicated himself to that goal. Jim Day profiles the Reds right fielder.Barry Larkin has been a guest instructor at Spring Training, and he sits down with Jeff Piecoro to share what his duties have included during his time at camp.Its the lone off day for the...

What's on Thursday's Reds Live?

Here's what you can expect on tonight's Reds Live - Spring Training Live: Drew Stubbs is well aware of what he needs to do to become the ballplayer he, and the Reds, would like, and he shares his thoughts in a visit with Jeff Piecoro.The Terrible Test returns tonight when none other than second baseman Brandon Phillips answers Jim Days questions.Todd Frazier is the Reds resident...

Tuesday news and notes

Here is how the prospects performed on Monday afternoon: Zack Cozart went 2-2 with a double. Bill Rhinehart went 0-1. Todd Frazier went 0-2. Devin Mesoraco went 0-2. Denis Phipps went 0-2. Daryl Jones drew a walk and scored the games only run. Andrew Brackman is scheduled to pitch tomorrow for the Reds. It may be a big day for him if he wants to make a real run at making the big...

Reds shut out ChiSox in pitcher's duel

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Chris Sale pitched two-hit ball over six innings and struck out six Monday as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Cincinnati Reds 1-0. Sale allowed a one-out double to Zack Cozart in the first inning and a single to Cozart leading off the fourth. Sale, who had allowed eight runs in 7 1-3 innings in his previous two starts, is moving to the rotation following...

Opening Day Approaching Fast; Analyzing Spring Stats

The Cincinnati Reds will open the 2012 season on Thursday, April 5, which is just 15 days away. The Reds – who now have 19 spring training games under their belt (8-11) – will host the Miami Marlins on “Opening Day” at 4:05 p.m. ET. (It’s too bad MLB has allowed the tradition of beginning each season in Cincinnati to be diminished more with each passing year, but that...

Friday news and notes

Here is how the Reds prospects performed in the game last night: Denis Phipps went 1-2 with a run and a steal. Zack Cozart went 2-3 with 2 doubles and a run. Todd Frazier went 0-2. Devin Mesoraco went 2-3 with 2 doubles and a run. Chris Valaika went 0-1. Zack Cozart has been the hottest hitter in camp for the Reds over the last week or so, getting what seems like two hits every...

He who hesitates is lost

Denis Phipps acts like he’s never seen home plate from this vantage point … [visit site to read more]
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