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It's day two of our eight-part series of Reds predictions. Yesterday, we talked hitting and offense. Today we do a 180 and discuss fielding and defense. There's plenty of great gloves comprising the Reds defense, but who will be the best in 2013, according to the Redlegs Review staff?
Our pick for the 2013 Reds Defensive MVP goes to:
@RedlegsWriter: This was a runaway decision again. Phillips has been a walking web gem for many years now. He narrowly missed out on his fourth Gold Glove in 2012, losing it to Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney who set an NL record and tied the AL record with 141 consecutive games without an error. Enjoy it while it lasts, Barney, because I fully expect Phillips to hoist the trophy again in 2013. Both Dusty Baker and Phillips felt his flashy style may have cost him votes. That's dumb, if true. Keep doing your thing BP.
He committed just five errors in 637 chances last year, but stats don't tell...
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TEMPE, Ariz. The buzz question in the camp of the Cincinnati Reds this spring is: Aroldis Chapman or Mike Leake? Mike Leake or Aroldis Chapman?The Reds are experimenting this spring to see what works best for the good and betterment of the team. There is no question Chapman was one of the best closers in the game last season, but some segments of the organization envision him as...
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Dusty Baker wants to see Billy Hamilton make more contact. We talked a little bit about this quote on Redleg Nation Radio, but Hamilton has 7 strikeouts in 15 at bats now. Clearly at this point in the spring, it means nothing. Still, one concern that...
The Reds haven't won a baseball game in a week, and two of their biggest stars (Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips) are currently on leave due to the World Baseball Classic, but have no fear, I have some great nuggets to share with you. Dive on in.
+ Danny Knobler of CBS Sports says the Reds are making two bold moves by sliding Aroldis Chapman into the bullpen and Shin-Soo...
One of the challenges when it comes to ranking players by position in fantasy baseball is trying to determine which player is going to have that breakout season and return a profit to your auction buy or draft pick. When reviewing the list of third basemen for the 2013 season, my pick to break out is Todd Frazier of the Cincinnati Reds.
Frazier took over at third base for the Reds...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Usually, hard feelings do not occur until a game begins. Not Monday. Cincinnati manager Dusty Baker would not shake D-backs manager Kirk Gibsons hand at the pregame lineup exchange because the D-backs opted against using a DH at Salt River Fields.
Newcomer Brandon McCarthy has not had an official at-bat since 2009, spending his entire career in the American League...
Stemming from a pregame argument over the use of the DH, Reds skipper Dusty Baker refused to shake D-Backs manager Kirk Gibson's hand after Monday's game.
SALT RIVER AT TAKLING STICK, Ariz. Cincinnati Reds third base coach Mark Berry took all the drama and intrigue out of Joey Vottos announcement Monday morning.As Votto walked toward a media gathering to say yes or no to playing for Team Canada in the World Baseball Classic, Berry broke into a lusty and off-key rendition of, O Canada.So, yes. Yes, Votto will play for his native country...
Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America
2012 (7) | 2011 (6) | 2010 (17) | 2009 (14) | 2008 (3)
2012 Affiliate Records
MLB: [97-65] NL Central
AAA: [51-93] International League – Louisville
AA: [68-70] Southern League – Pensacola
A+: [72-68] California League – Bakersfield
A: [60-78] Midwest League – Dayton
Zack Cozart (SS); Devin Mesoraco...
Here is the media pack that covers the CINCINNATI REDS. Newspaper- The predominant newspaper in town is the Cincinnati Enquirer. The paper’s online sports page includes a dedicated section on the Reds. John Fay (Twitter) is the lead beat writer along with Tom Groeschen (Twitter). The pair also write for the paper’s Reds Blog. You’ll also
Brandon McCarthy pitched three innings in his second start, allowing a home run in the first inning to Zack Cozart, and the Arizona Diamondbacks took advantage of some sloppy Cincinnati play to beat the Reds 7-2 Monday.
Johnny Cueto went three innings in his second start for Cincinnati. He slipped in the first inning, causing concern for the Reds because he strained an oblique in...