Found July 11, 2013 on Red Hot Mama:
Everyone wants Corky Miller’s autograph.Ryan Hanigan is suffering from a sore left wrist that was so bad the other day that he couldn’t close his hand. It’s a little hard to catch a pitch without that particular skill. Meanwhile, Devin Mesoraco is suffering from back spasms that are bad enough that he’s obviously cringing on the field. He wasn’t exactly great at throwing runners out anyway; try stopping the running game with your back locking up. Ironically, the team that never used to think twice about wasting a roster spot on a third catcher, even when the first two were in fine shape, is reluctant to bring in a third catcher now, when one is clearly needed. I don’t even know who the emergency catcher is, and that emergency seems like a real possibility about now. I hope it’s Joey Votto, because I think that would be amazing to see. Votto was a catcher earlier in his career, so he probably still has the skills in there somewhere. That would be a pretty damn expensive backstop, th...

Analysis suggests Homer Bailey has fifth-best 'stuff' in league

Homer Bailey has long been a household name for Reds fans everywhere since the organization drafted him seventh overall in the 2004 Amateur Draft. And one of the things scouts, coaches, and fellow players have always raved about the Texan is his "stuff." This is partly why he was considered one of the game's top pitching prospects before breaking into the big leagues...

Reds place Hanigan on DL

The Cincinnati Reds have put catcher Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left wrist. The move was made before Thursday's night's game at Atlanta and was retroactive for a day. The Reds called up veteran catcher Corky Miller from Triple-A Louisville. Miller will provide depth behind Devin Mesoraco, who is starting against the Braves. Hanigan is batting...

Reds' Ryan Hanigan heads to the DL with wrist injury

Ryan Hanigan has not played since July 9th.  And even when he was playing, it was sporadic at best.  Now, Hanigan will have to wait at least 15 days before he plays for the Cincinnati Reds again.  He was placed on the disabled list yesterday with a sprained left wrist. John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer had the news yesterday afternoon.  The Reds were forced to play another...

Video: Derrick Robinson mistakenly called out trying for inside-the-park home run

Your browser does not support iframes. The Reds were shutout by Wily Peralta and the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday night. However, upon further review, it appears as though Cincinnati should have been credited with at least one run in the game. Check out this replay from the seventh inning when Derrick Robinson was called out at home plate after trying to record an inside-the...

Reds Place Catcher Ryan Hanigan On Disabled List

The Cincinnati Reds have lost catcher Ryan Hanigan as they had to place him on the 15-day disabled list with a left wrist sprain. Suffered over a week ago, he had tried playing through the injury to no avail. With the injury worsening and the All-Star break here, the time to get him some rest was now. In a corresponding move the Reds recalled catcher Corky Miller from Triple-A Louisville...

McNeal: Struggling Reds limp to the All-Star break

ST. LOUIS -- That three-team race in the N.L. Central could be down a team by the end of the month. The Reds could be down to the wild-card race by then. A 6-2 victory over St. Dominic grad Johnny Hellweg and the Brewers Wednesday afternoon isn't likely to end Cincinnati's struggles, either. The Reds still have lost 12 of their past 20 games and fallen 4.5 games behind...

Molina thought he'd be a Red

Yadier Molina has only played for one baseball team, but the St. Louis Cardinals catcher says he thought he'd be playing for another franchise.

Reds’ Chris Heisey exits with elbow injury

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Chris Heisey exited last night’s contest against the Milwaukee Brewers after being hit by a pitch on the elbow by Wily Peralta in the second inning. X-rays taken following the HBP came back negative, but manager Dusty Baker told reporters – including Mark Sheldon of – that he doesn’t expect Heisey to play today. "He's...

Cincinnati Reds Minor League Scouting Notebook

Looking at a few pitchers from the Billings Mustangs.

Reds still struggling vs winning teams

As Freddie Freeman continues to show why he's headed to the All-Star game, another of Atlanta's talented young players is again faced with missing time due to his health. While Freeman looks to stay hot, Jason Heyward will sit Friday night when the Braves face the visiting Cincinnati Reds. Hours after Freeman held off Los Angeles rookie phenom Yasiel Puig to win the fan voting...

3 reasons it feels like the Reds suck

He was safe, actually. I would have made “bad umpiring” into reason number 4, but that’s an epidemic that affects all the teams. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)Two outs in the top of the sixth inning, Reds down 0-2 to the Brewers: Joey Votto takes the first pitch for a ball and sends the second pitch into center field where it is caught by Carlos Gomez. “I guess the Reds are losing...

Arroyo dominant as Reds beat depleted Braves 4-2

ATLANTA (AP) -- Bronson Arroyo pitched seven sparkling innings, Brandon Phillips hit a two-run single in Cincinnati's three-run first and the Reds beat the depleted Atlanta Braves 4-2 on Friday night. Arroyo (8-7) allowed three hits, including Brian McCann's two-out solo homer in the seventh, and walked one. Sam LeCure pitched a perfect eighth and Aroldis Chapman gave up...

The Joey Votto Live Game day Journals (7-10-13) Catch Brian Kenny's Attention/Approval

The journals were on twitter, already, but these are higher-quality versions. It also indicates that I can read Joey Votto's thoughts, or it should. But, probably not, now that I think about it. Also, to refresh the memory of those viewing the journals, it's good to see a representation of Votto other than this   ------------------------------ July 10th, 2013...

All-Star Freddie Freeman Keys Braves Win Over Reds

The Atlanta Braves newest all-star, Freddie Freeman, used Thursday night to show why he deserved to win the final NL spot.  Freeman led the Braves (53-39) to a 6-5 victory in the first of four games against the Cincinnati Reds (51-41). It was around 5:15 p.m. on Thursday when Freddie Freeman and the Braves got the news they had hoped to hear.  With 19.7 million votes, Freeman beat...

Reds 4, Braves 2

Bronson Arroyo pitched seven sparkling innings, Brandon Phillips hit a two-run single in Cincinnati's three-run first and the Reds beat the depleted Atlanta Braves 4-2 on Friday night. Arroyo (8-7) allowed three hits, including Brian McCann's two-out solo homer in the seventh, and walked one. Sam LeCure pitched a perfect eighth and Aroldis Chapman gave up a run in the ninth...
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