Found February 26, 2014 on Reds Minor Leagues:
PLAYERS: Donald Lutz
TEAMS: Cincinnati Reds
Donald Lutz smacked a triple and drove in two runs in the first spring game of the year for the Reds.

Reds youngsters enjoy 2 Chainz concert in Phoenix

Ever wonder what players do in their spare time during Spring Training when they're not honing their baseball skills? Reds outfielders Billy Hamilton and Donald Lutz gave us a little glimpse into their extracurricular activities last night via Twitter.Going to see @2chainz tonite in Phoenix #letsgetit— billy hamilton (@b_ham_3) February 24, 2014#2chainz about to turn up!

A 2014 preseason outlook on the bullpen for the Reds

ChapmaniaCincinnati Reds pitching has been a major reason for the team's recent success. A key component to the Reds pitching staff is obviously its bullpen. For the past few years, the Reds bullpen has been among the best in Major League Baseball. In 2013, they finished the season with the seventh-best team ERA at 3.29 and the lowest batting average against them at .216.The...

Audio: Joey Votto's interview with Lance McAlister

In what has become a weekly occurrence, Joey Votto went on the air with Cincinnati sports radio host Lance McAlister Wednesday night for another candid interview.Some of the topics Votto discussed during the half-hour session included: differences in camp between Bryan Price and Dusty Baker, his relationship with Pete Rose, criticism he's faced from Marty Brennaman, and changing...

Reds move Simon into starter role with Latos hurt

Alfredo Simon has spent most of his major league career as a reliever. He's going to get a chance to be a starter for the Cincinnati Reds at the start of spring training. Mat Latos has been slowed by knee surgery, so manager Bryan Price has decided to use Simon as a starter during spring training. The idea is to get him ready to pitch more innings in case he's needed when...

Reds farm system tabbed 16th-best by Baseball Prospectus

After ranking 15th in last year's farm system rankings by Baseball Prospectus, the Reds didn't experience much movement at all in 2014, securing the 16th slot in this season's edition of the annual list.Jason Parks was the man tasked to put the rankings together and the results were published Wednesday morning on Baseball Prospectus' website.Here's a look at what...

Tuesday's terrific collection of Reds news

+ The photo seen above was taken by Reds assistant director of media relations Jamie Ramsey. As you can see, veterans Todd Frazier and Corky Miller had one of the youngsters caught up in a pickle. It's safe to assume that he didn't make it out of the rundown safely.+ Bryan Price is reluctant to name an Opening Day starting pitcher just yet. However, it doesn't appear...

A 2014 preseason outlook on the infielers for the Reds

Can Frazier rebound from a "sophomore slump?"By: Jon DavisStaff WriterToday we breakdown the Cincinnati Reds infield group going into the 2014 season. As it has been the last few years the only question is who will be on the Reds bench? The starters are set with Joey Votto, Brandon Phillips, Zack Cozart and Todd Frazier. The only surprise there could come if a surprise...

Thursday's batch of Reds news and notes

+ Budding radio connoisseur Joey Votto went on the air with Lance McAlister again Wednesday night. You can listen to audio of the full interview right here if you haven't heard it already.+ Recap of Thursday's spring training affair against the Indians can be found here. Johnny Cueto got the start and threw two innings of shutout ball. Judging by this tweet from C. Trent...

Reds open Spring Training against Cleveland today

Pitchers and catchers have reported. Position players have reported. And now it’s time for the practice games. The Cincinnati Reds kick off the Cactus League play this afternoon with a game against the Cleveland … [visit site to read more]

Scott Rolen checks in with the Phillies

There were all kinds of familiar faces at Bright House Field for the Phillies spring opener Wednesday. Jamie Moyer and Matt Stairs were high above home plate, calling their first game as the team’s new TV broadcasters. Chris Coste, now head baseball coach at Concordia College in Minnesota, threw out a ceremonial first pitch. He was in town with his team for its spring training...

Buster Olney: Reds have 8th-toughest early season schedule

ESPN's Buster Olney went through the trouble of breaking down the early season schedule for every team in the National League on Wednesday.By Olney's tabulations, the Reds will sport the league's 8th-toughest schedule through the first quarter of the season. Although 22 of their first 40 games are at home, another 21 of them come against teams with records of .500 or...

Spring Training Game Review: 2/27/14

Neftali Soto had a hit for the Reds in their spring training game on Thursday afternoon.

Price wins managerial debut, Reds top Indians 8-3

Bryan Price won in his managerial debut, Ryan Ludwick and Joey Votto singled home runs, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Cleveland Indians 8-3 on Wednesday. Price was elevated from pitching coach to manager when the Reds fired Dusty Baker after last season despite their third playoff appearance in four years. Price managed a game for the first time at any level. Chris Heisey hit...

Indians drop spring opener to Reds, 8-3

Player of the Game: Chris Heisey (2-for-3) with a double, home run and two RBI. The Leadoff It may not feel like it in Cleveland, but baseball is officially back. The Indians dropped their first game of Cactus league action against their state rival Cincinnati Reds Wednesday afternoon, 8-3. Outscoring the Tribe 6-1 over the final four frames, Cincy cruised to the easy victory in...

Baseball is Back

Today, baseball returned to the field (and there was only one collegiate team in play as an opponent). The Reds beat their friends from around the Cuyahoga 8-3. Jay Bruce was back in right field. Joey Votto manned first base. Billy Hamilton hit lead-off and played centerfield. Even though it was a long day at work, it seemed all was once again right with the world. Spring is on it’s...
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