There has been plenty of news and notes swirling around the first-place Reds this week. Here's my attempt at organizing the chaos into one, central location. Enjoy.
+ The hype surrounding Todd Frazier's NL Rookie of the Year bid seems to be growing. Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com published a must-read feature piece on the New Jersey native earlier today. You can check that out by following this link. I highly recommend it.
+ If things go as planned, Joey Votto will be back in the Reds lineup on Saturday when the club takes on the Astros in Houston. He was 0-1 with a walk and a strikeout in a rehab assignment with Single-A Dayton on Tuesday night. He's scheduled to make a couple more before returning with the big club. Votto has been on the disabled list since July 16th with a left knee injury.
+ According to John Fay, the Reds will announce September call-ups on Friday. Three players will join the team Saturday in Houston and three others will join the club Tu...