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Believe it or not, the 83rd MLB All-Star Game is officially just 30 days away. As fans continue to stuff the ballot boxes with their personal selections (okay more like scroll and click on their computers via web voting) the experts are chiming in with their picks as well.
And being that the Reds are currently one of six division leaders, one would have to expect that they'd get their fair share of players in the annual Midsummer Classic. Former team general manager and current ESPN.com columnist Jim Bowden recently published his first attempt at predicting the All-Star rosters for both leagues. Three Reds made the list.
First base: Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds With the departures of Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder and Adrian Gonzalez to the AL the last few years, Votto has separated himself as clearly the best in the NL both offensively and defensively. Johnny Cueto, RHP, Cincinnati Reds He’s developed into the No. 1 starter the Reds were hoping for, harnessing his v...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Reds gave up an early lead on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball last night when they ended up losing to the Tigers, 7-6. The box score makes it look like Jose Arredondo and Sean Marshall put in terrible performances, unable to get a single out, but in both cases they only got one batter before Baker yanked them. It was bullpen mismangement like we haven’t seen out of Baker...
Bray hasn't allowed a run in his rehab stint in Dayton
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 3 Louisville 1
Bats (21-45), Last place International League West, 16.5 GB
-Pedro Villarreal (L 2-1, 3.14) took a tough loss after pitching seven innings, while allowing two total runs with just one earned. Scott Carroll gave up an earned run in his only inning of work.
-CF Joey Gathright went...
The half way point of the season is nearly upon us. That means it is time to name the All Stars for the system.
Starting Pitcher – Tony Cingrani
Was there even another choice here? Cingrani has arguably put up the best stats of any starting pitcher in the minor leagues when we consider where he had to pitch. He leads the organization with a 1.17 ERA, 0.95 WHIP, 17 walks and 85...
The Cincinnati Reds and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul are pleased to partner again for the sixth year to Strike Out Hunger.
Wives of Reds players and volunteers from St. Vincent de Paul will be will be collecting food Wednesday, June 13 before and during the Reds vs. Indians game at Great American Ball Park to feed families in need in Cincinnati.
Fans who donate a minimum of...
The Reds (32-27) faced off against the Tigers (28-32) tonight to wrap up a three game series. Despite a quality start from Homer Bailey and an offensive explosion from Todd Frazier, the Reds gave up a 4 run lead to completely implode against the Tigers and losing their grasp on their lead in the National League Central and allowing the Tigers to take the series 2 to 1.
Todd Frazier and his 2 RBI weren't enough to beat the Tigers
On a day of highly anticipated elimination games in the NBA and NHL, there was a very intriguing baseball game to watch. The Cincinnati Reds (32-26) hosted the Detroit Tigers (27-32) in a 4 o'clock game that allowed for many viewers to watch the game and also watch the playoff games in the other sports...
Mat Latos came to the Reds for a package containing three of the top Reds prospects. Even though he's off to a slow the start the Reds will be relying heavily on him over the remainder of the season. After years of non-productivity the Cincinnati farm system is now paying dividends. Nine of the current roster spots can be traced back to prospect promotions and trades in the last two years.
The news is breaking that the Cincinnati Reds have signed their first round draft pick of the 2012 … [visit site to read more]
- Drew Stubbs will likely be out of the lineup for at least a few more days due to a strained oblique. The team is reluctant to put their center fielder on the disabled list after he was injured when swinging at a pitch last Tuesday against Pittsburgh. Stubbs experienced some tenderness after a workout on Saturday, but is confident he'll be back sooner rather than later....
There is a debate in Reds country about the opposing teams packing our home turf. The Detroit Tigers fans were very loud and very proud, particularly on Sunday night. Here we go again.
In this week’s show:
The weekend series vs the Tigers
Was Jose Valverde throwing spitballs? You decide for yourself!
Last week MLB held the Rule 4 Draft, also known as the Amateur Draft. In the first...
Nothing beats a good old-fashioned spitball. Apparently, spitballs aren't just a thing of the past, as Tigers closer Jose Valverde may have throw one during Sunday's game against the Reds. While we can't really be certain, Valverde appeared to spit into his glove before delivering a 1-2 pitch to Cincinnati's Devin Mesoraco, which has led to widespread speculation...
Austin Jackson hit a two-run double off Aroldis Chapman during Detroit's four-run eighth inning and the Tigers rallied for a 7-6 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday night.
Virtually unhittable all season, Chapman (4-2) entered with two on in the eighth and the Reds leading 6-3. He gave up a single to pinch-hitter Brennan Boesch that loaded the bases and hit Matt Young...
There appears to be no way to stop
this guy from hitting.
After experiencing a great month of May record-wise, the Redlegs (32-27) have fallen on tougher times in June. They've lost four out of six on their current homestand and have allowed the Pittsburgh Pirates to gain a share of the division lead. The blame for this recent downward spiral can be spread across the...
The Reds (and 21 other teams) had an off-day yesterday. For the Reds, it was their third day off in the last two weeks. It’s like watching baseball in France.
The Red Hot Family used the off-day to catch our local AAA team, the Indianapolis Indians (a Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate). The Indians utterly spanked the Rochester Red Wings (a Washington Nationals affiliate...
Video evidence might....keyword MIGHT, support the theory, though we suspect it wouldn't change the outcome of Sunday nights game.
Cincinnati Reds fans are screaming "Foul" this morning after a video appearing to show Detroit Tigers closer Jose Valverde spitting into his glove appeared on YouTube.
Valverde struck out Reds catcher...