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by: Jon Davis
#14 David Vidal 3B
Checking in at No. 14 is David Vidal, a native of Puerto Rico, who was the Reds' eighth round Draft pick in 2010 out of Miami Dade CC South. He will enter the 2013 season at 23-years old. At 5-foot-11, 190-pounds, he is not a big guy, but despite of his size he has shown a good amount of pop. In 2011, playing exclusively in Low A Dayton, he had a very good year to the tune of a .280 average, .350 on base, .498 slugging, 20 homers and 85 RBI's. In 2012, his numbers were not a good he had a .243 average, .311 on base & .428 slugging. This was possibly due to only playing 35 games at High A before his promotion and subsequent struggles at the Double A level.
David Vidal is a very good defensive third baseman and in time he could develop into a perennial gold glover. He has a solid approach at the plate, but as with a lot of young players, he needs to cut down the strikeouts and walk more. Despite being "u...
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Hal McCoy, who has covered the Cincinnati Reds for 40 years, is looking for a ride to games. See what the reason is for his request.
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A report states that the Queen City will be awarded the 2015 MLB All-Star game. Cincinnati was the home for the first professional baseball team back in 1869.
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Reds Gold Glove second basemen Brandon Phillips says he's honored to play for Team USA and under manager Joe Torre in the World Baseball Classic. Phillips is among 27 players who will be wearing the red, white, and blue when the WBC kicks off in early-March.
Team USA is 7-7 all-time and is looking to advance to the semifinals...
Are you a Reds fan in Dayton?
Do you have a car?
Do you want to go for free?
I must credit RedlegsReview for the story but it is worth a share.
Basically McCoy needs a ride to the games and is willing to trade a seat in the pressbox.
As most of you know, I am legally blind and unable to drive. For the past five years, my friend Larry Glass has been my driver from Dayton to Cincinnati...
by: Matt Bollmann
Justice French is a rising pitching prospect in the Reds organization. Drafted in the 25th round of the 2011 MLB Draft, the 23-year old will be entering his third season as a professional in 2013. French, a Georgia native, split time between Class-A Dayton and Bakersfield last year, which he compiled a 4-4 record, 3.72 ERA, and 1.446 WHIP...
We all know that the 2012 version of the Cincinnati Reds bullpen was really good. Heck, Reds relievers led all other Major League League clubs with a tidy 2.65 ERA last year. Their dominance even struck up a debate around Cincinnati as to whether or not they were better than the 1990 Reds 'pen.
Well, at least one respected ESPN writer has chimed in on his opinion. As good...
by: Jon Davis
#16 Neftali Soto 1B
At No. 16, we find Neftali Soto. Soto is a 6-foot-2, 200-pound first baseman, who was drafted by the Reds in the third round of the 2007 draft out of Puerto Rico. In 2011, he led the Double-A Southern League with 30 homers, despite missing a month with a broken bone in his left wrist. In 2012, in a full...
Fresh off the Reds press release, ummmm, press....
CINCINNATI (Jan. 21, 2013) -- Reds fans can choose their seats for the 2013 season at the annual Select-A-Seat event on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm in the FOX Sports Ohio Champions Club at Great American Ball Park.
“The Select-A-Seat event is the best way for fans to sit in different seats around the ballpark...
The Reds currently have six current arbitration eligible players
Mat Latos – he wants $4.7 million, the Reds offered $4.15 million.
Homer Bailey – he wants $5.8 million, the Reds offered $4.75 million
Shin-Soo Choo – he wants $8 million, the Reds offered $6.75 million
The other players who filed for arbitration are outfielder Chris Heisey, Mike Leake and reliever Alfredo Simon...
We just finished the baseball magazine Friday, and of course a big part of that magazine is our comprehensive A-Z player outlook section, where we write the previews for approximately 1,300-1,400 players.
But baseball is a huge universe, - we can't possibly write outlooks for every interesting player, especially for the magazine, where space is finite. But there are...
Dan Szymborski’s ZiPS projections, which have typically appeared in the pages of Baseball Think Factory, are being released at FanGraphs this year. Below are the projections for the Cincinnati Reds. Szymborski can be found on Twitter at @DSzymborski.
Other 2013 Projections: Angels / Astros / Athletics / Blue Jays / Brewers / Cubs / Giants / Mets / Nationals / Phillies / Pirates...
by: Jon Davis
#13 Dan Langfield RHP
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At No. 13, we find Dan Langfield, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound right handed pitcher. Langfield was drafted by the Reds in the third round of the 2012 draft, out of the University of Memphis. In his final year with the Tigers, he posted an ERA of 2.79 and a league-best 111 strikeouts...
I have never been very good at hitchhiking, but when it come to covering major league baseball, Id accept a ride on a pig hauler.And it has come to that for me.I need a driver to transport me to and from my Englewood, Oh. home to Cincinnati Reds home games at Great American Ball Park.As many of you know, Ive been legally blind since 2002 and I am unable to drive (well, I can drive...