Found July 14, 2013 on Redlegs Review:
The United States doubled up the World, 4-2, in the MLB Futures Games on Sunday to increase their overall series lead to 9-6. Diamondbacks prospect Matt Davidson was named the game's Most Valuable Player after clubbing a two-run homer that put the U.S. team ahead for good in the bottom of the fourth. Two Reds prospects played a role in the outcome of the game: center fielder Billy Hamilton for the U.S. squad and right-handed pitcher Carlos Contreras for the World. Hamilton, rated as the top prospect in the organization, got the start in center and batted lead off only to go 0-for-2 with a flyout and a groundout. He was replaced by Twins prospect Byron Buxton in the top of the fifth, however, re-entered the game in the bottom of the eight as a pinch-runner, eventually scoring a run. Contreras entered the game in the bottom of the eighth inning with the U.S. clinging to a one-run lead. The Dominican native proceeded to allow three hits and an earned run before bein...

Chapman threw 19 pitches over 100 mph

It had been two weeks since Aroldis Chapman entered a game with a save opportunity. But the Cuban fireballer made the most of his chance Friday by slamming the door on the Braves and nailing down a, 4-2, Reds victory at Turner Field. Chapman's arm looked especially electric in his outing as 19 out of the 23 pitches he threw lit up the radar gun at triple digit readings. In...

Cincinnati Reds: Mid-Season Report Card

Team: Cincinnati Reds Record: 53-42 (5.0 GB) Biggest Surprise of 1st Half: When all five starting pitchers make 30 or more starts, just like they did in 2012, you would expect maybe they wouldn’t have the same amount of luck the following year. However the Reds’ starting pitching is still very much reliable and has been blessed with good health the past two years aside from missing...

Video: Highlights from Bronson Arroyo's stellar start versus Braves

Your browser does not support iframes. The Reds needed a victory in the worst way possible Friday night and veteran right-hander Bronson Arroyo did his part in delivering it. The 35-year-old improved his record to 8-7 on the campaign after scattering just three hits and one earned run in seven dazzling innings of work. Arroyo stifled Atlanta's depleted offense all night...

Reds acquire minor league pitcher from Rockies for Armando Galarraga

With the trade deadline looming just over two weeks away, the Reds and Rockies struck a deal on Monday that will reportedly send RHP Armando Galarraga to Colorado in exchange for minor league RHP Parker Frazier. Here is the press release on the trade: The Rockies announced today that they completed a trade with the Cincinnati Reds, acquiring RHP Armanda Galarraga in exchange...

Brandon Phillips says Mike Trout is best player in baseball

A trio of Reds have made their way to New York City ahead of Major League Baseball's All-Star Game to played Tuesday night at Citi Field. One of those Reds is none other than Gold Glove second basemen Brandon Phillips. The always outspoken and happy-go-lucky veteran had plenty to say at the National League's ASG press conference on Monday and even went as far as saying...

Closing out the first half with a win

Jay Bruce hits his 19th home run off the Braves.After the way the Cincinnati Reds have been playing of late, it sure was nice to see them end the unofficial first half of the season with a win. The win over the Atlanta Braves also earned them a split in the series against one of the major’s best teams. It wasn’t always a sure thing, though. Tony Cingrani started and pitched fairly...

Bailey looking to bounce back against depleted Braves

It would be hard to come up with two more disparate starts than Homer Bailey's last two. The right-hander will look to bounce back and lead the Cincinnati Reds to a second straight victory over a depleted Atlanta Braves squad on Saturday. Bailey (5-7, 3.70 ERA) followed his no-hitter against San Francisco on July 2 by giving up a season-high 10 hits in 5 2-3 innings in Milwaukee...

Freeman could miss All-Star Game

Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, who won the NL All-Star Game Final Vote, could miss the event because of a sprained thumb.

Reds 8, Braves 4

Jay Bruce hit a two-run homer in Cincinnati's four-run third inning, Shin-Soo Choo also homered, and the Reds beat Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 8-4 on Sunday. Bruce led the Reds with three hits. Brandon Phillips had a two-run double in the ninth, and Choo had two hits and scored three runs as the Reds split the four-game series. Reds right-hander Logan Ondrusek (3-0...

Jay Bruce's 2-run HR powers Reds past Braves, 8-4

ATLANTA (AP) -- Jay Bruce hit a two-run homer in Cincinnati's four-run third inning, Shin-Soo Choo also homered, and the Reds beat Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 8-4 on Sunday. Bruce led the Reds with three hits. Brandon Phillips had a two-run double in the ninth, and Choo had two hits and scored three runs as the Reds split the four-game series. Reds right-hander Logan...

Minor League Game Review – 7/14/13

Donald Lutz had two hits and scored twice in a Blue Wahoos shutout win on Sunday night.

Video: Julio Teheran reacts to Jay Bruce home run

Sunday wasn't the best of days for Braves right-hander Julio Teheran. Teheran went down as the losing pitcher in Cincinnati's, 8-4, win over Atlanta after allowing five runs in 5.1 innings of work. The rough outing essentially ballooned his ERA to 3.35 on the season. Two of the earned runs Teheran surrendered came in the third inning when Jay Bruce tattooed his 19th...

Colorado Rockies acquire Armando Galarraga

The Colorado Rockies added right handed pitcher Armando Galarraga on Monday in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds. Galarraga, 31, had been pitching for the Reds Triple-A team in Louisville. During his tenure with Louisville Galarraga had made 16 starts and compiled a 2.98 ERA and a 1.39 WHIP. Last season Galarraga made five starts at the major league level with Houston going 0-4...

Reds Acquire Parker Frazier In Trade With Rockies

The Cincinnati Reds have acquired right-handed minor league starting pitcher Parker Frazier from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for veteran pitcher Armando Galarraga. Frazier, who has struggled mightily between AA and AAA this season, going 49 innings of 4.93 ERA ball is a project who could benefit from the change of scenery. The post Reds Acquire Parker Frazier In Trade With...

Rockies acquire Galarraga from Reds

Denver, CO (Sports Network) - The Colorado Rockies acquired pitcher Armando Galarraga from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for pitcher Parker Frazier...
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