Found April 20, 2013 on Redlegs Review:
Happy Saturday, folks! Today, the Reds play host to the Marlins in game three of a four-game series. So far, each team has managed to emerge victorious in one game a piece. Miami essentially snapped a four-game winning streak by the Reds on Friday after sending the home squad to a narrow 2-1 defeat. But today is a new day and a new day in which the first 30,000 fans through the Great American Ball Park gates receive a free Brandon Phillips bobblehead, courtesy of PNC Bank. Name me one person who doesn't like a free bobblehead and I will name you a liar. Bobbleheads are awesome, especially ones one don the likeness of an All-Star and Gold Glove second basemen. The Reds will host five of these types of days throughout the season. The next bobblehead day will come on May 11 when the Reds welcome the Brewers. Like today, the first 30,000 fans receive a free bobblehead -- a bobblehead of Aroldis Chapman to be exact.

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Minor League Game Review – 4/18/13

Louisville won 5-4. Box Score Jason Donald went 2-5 with a solo HR (1) and 2 runs scored. Neftali Soto went 3-4 with a walk, RBI and a run. Felix Perez went 2-5 with a solo HR (3). Pedro Villarreal allowed 3 runs in 6 innings with 2 walks and 2 strikeouts. Jose Diaz threw a hitless inning with a walk. Clay Hensley threw a shutout inning with a walk and a strikeout. Nick Christiani...

Reds starters dominating, even without Cueto

CINCINNATI So who needs Johnny Cueto? Not the Cincinnati Reds. Not at this moment, anyway. The starting pitching is above reproach, even with Cueto residing on the disabled list.What the starting staff of Bronson Arroyo, Mat Latos, Homer Bailey, Mike Leake and Tony Cingrani need is a little help from their friends carrying baseball bats to home plate.After Bronson Arroyo gave them...

Cincinnati Reds Friday Minor League Scouting Notebook

Josh Smith Smith is off to a slow start in Pensacola. In his first two starts he threw 5.2 innings combined with 11 earned runs, 15 hits, 3 walks and 6 strikeouts. He rebounded in his most recent start going 5 full innings with just 2 earned, 2 runs, 2 walks and 4 strikeouts. I went back and watched his first and last starts this week. His fastball velocity is down a little bit from...

On the road with the Reds: Busch stadium

Whether you've dreamed about seeing the Reds beat the Cardinals in St. Louis firsthand or you hate the Cards so much you can't even imagine entering Busch stadium, here's the scoop on following the Reds to the Cardinals' ballpark this season.  Busch Stadium April 29 - May 01 August 26-28 Ticket price: -Cheap(est) seats: $25.80 -Field...

Marlins push game to extras, fall to Reds

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Reds 10, Marlins 6

Brandon Phillips drove in the go-ahead run for the second straight day, Joey Votto homered and had three hits, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Miami Marlins 10-6 Sunday for their sixth win in seven games. Todd Frazier hit a three-run double in an eight-run seventh inning for the Reds, who won three of four from the Marlins and improved to a major league-best 10-3 at home. After...

Reds 3, Marlins 2(13)

Brandon Phillips had a game-ending sacrifice fly in the 13th inning, giving the Cincinnati Reds a 3-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday. Facing Steve Cischek (1-2), Miami's seventh pitcher of the game, Shin-Soo Choo led off the 13th with an opposite-field double down the left field line, his sixth time on base in seven plate appearances - he walked three times. Zack...

Cincinnati Reds Third Baseman Todd Frazier Promises a Home Run--and Delivers!

This will be one of if not the best home run of the season--and yes, I am saying that with a 145 or so games left for all 30 MLB teams. In Thursday night's contest against the Miami Marlins Reds third baseman did something that you don't see many people do. He promised the team's batboy, Ted Kremer, a home run. Your browser does not support iframes. Big deal right...

Reds Win in 13

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Reds haven't set timetable for Johnny Cueto's return

Cincinnati Reds right-handed starting pitcher Johnny Cueto hit the disabled list earlier this week due to a lat strain. Initially, the team was optimistic that he would only be required to miss a few starts. However, Cincinnati still doesn't know when Cueto will resume throwing, according to John Fay of The Cincinnati Enquirer. Reds trainer Paul Lessard told reporters that...

He is Untouchable; he is The Toddfather

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Game 16: Marlins 1, Reds 11

Tony Cingrani mowing down Marlins batters.What a game that was yesterday! It’s amazing how a four-game winning streak makes you forget all about a five-game losing streak. It’s almost as if winning cures all. Except for criticizing Joey Votto, but that’s lead to a fabulous new meme. Yesterday had everything. Good pitching, good offense, and a feel-good story about a bat boy...

Reds’ Ryan Hanigan heads to DL

The Reds have placed catcher Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left side.,

Miami Falls in 13

A sacrifice fly in the 13th inning off the bat of Brandon Phillips gave the Cincinnati Reds a 3-2 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday.  Once again, the story for Miami was great pitching and lackluster offense.   The two runs for Miami both came in the fifth inning and the team only compiled eight hits in the thirteen frames.   The loss means the Marlins will go at least one...
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