Found May 18, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
And this Mets fan was an off-duty police officer. The story comes from the NY Daily News:  Officer Eduardo Cornejo had a legit ticket to the Mets’ sad 6-3 drubbing by the Cincinnati Reds, but ballpark management confronted him once they realized he was stretched out in a seat better than the one he had purchased. “He was in a section he wasn’t supposed to be,” Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said. “They asked him to leave. He wouldn’t. [A] supervisor asked him to leave. He wouldn’t. The uniformed police sergeant asked him to leave. He wouldn’t, and he was arrested as a result.” Seat hopping can be a contentious topic, kind of like what an adult is supposed to do with a foul ball. I'm of the belief that if you bought a specific seat, you should probably sit there. If you decide you want to sit in a clearly empty seat in a better section, and you think you can get away with it, whatever, go for it. But if someone comes back with tickets to that seat, apologize and leave wi...

Jay Bruce to hold camp for kids

Reds right fielder Jay Bruce is pretty good at baseball. And he's generous enough to share his knowledge (and time) about the game in an upcoming camp for kids. Here's the press release detailing the 3rd annual event: Don’t miss out—the 2012 Gillette Jay Bruce Baseball ProCamp in partnership with Heinz presented by Fifth Third Bank and CBTS is coming up soon...

7 Reds move up in ESPN's new fantasy baseball top 250 list

Only three players rank ahead of Votto in the new rankings If there's one thing we know about life, it's that it never goes exactly according to plan. And the folks that cover fantasy baseball over at know this as well. That is precisely why they recently wadded up their preseason Top 250 list and re-ranked it using what they know now. It's amazing...

Reds' Chapman to stay in bullpen...for now

NEW YORK - One day, the Reds promise, left-hander Aroldis Chapman will be a starting pitcher. But it cant happen yet, not when two of the teams top setup men remain on the disabled list. And not everyone with the team is certain it should happen it all. I honestly dont think he can be as effective as a starting pitcher, right-hander Bronson Arroyo, one of the Reds starters, said...

The suing of Aroldis Chapman

Apparently, the Cincinnati Reds’ flame-throwing reliever who should be a starter Aroldis Chapman <a ... [visit site to read more]

Reds Beat Yankees Despite Struggles

Bailey Pitched well as Reds win 6-5 The Cincinnati Reds (20-19) beat the New York Yankees (21-19) in what was a very weird and often frustrating game for the Reds. The Reds struck out 15 times but still managed to score 6 runs to the Yankees 5. The bullpen took over for Homer Bailey after a strong 6.1 innings and promptly let the Yankees back into the game but never gave...

Cozart latest to struggle in leadoff spot

The Reds' leadoff hitters continue to struggle at an important aspect of leading off -- getting on base. They are hitting a combined .147.192.227. They are last in the National League in all three categories -- batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage. Zack Cozart, the current leadoff man, is in a deep slide. He's 3 for his last 32. He was 0-for-4 in...

Latos throwing good pitches, but too many

Right-hander Mat Latos of the Cincinnati Reds has pitched pretty well in the his last three outings. He's given up a total of four runs, in fact. But he's gone six, five and five innings. In the last two, it's taken him 109 and 100 pitches to get through five. That obviously a problem for the bullpen. Latos was the victim of a blown save in the Thursday's 9-4...

Frazier Powers Reds

After a disappointing assignment to AAA right before opening day Todd Frazier now finds himself the de facto regular third baseman since Scott Rolen went on the DL. His two home runs led the Reds to a comeback victory in a series opener against the Mets last night.

Father and son Reds fans make great foul ball catch at Yankees game (Video)

On Friday night, a father and son team combined to make a great foul ball catch off the bat of Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto during Friday night's New York Yankees game. The father held the son and lifted him up while the son made the grab with his glove. Both were wearing Reds gear, so they were particularly excited to catch a ball off Votto's bat. ...

The Daily Brief: Interleague Play

Last Game It looks like the Reds were going to sweep the two-game series against the Mets, but then it all came crashing down. They lose 4-9, bringing their record to 19-18. Next Game The Reds start a series with the 20-18 Yankees tonight at 7:05 p.m. Bronson Arroyo (2-1, 3.25 ERA) will toe the rubber for the Reds and face off against some no name guy… Andy Pettitte or something...

Votto hits 3-run blast, Reds hold off Yankees

NEW YORK (AP) -- Joey Votto hit a three-run homer, Jose Arredondo worked out of a ninth-inning jam for his first major league save and the Cincinnati Reds held off the New York Yankees 6-5 Saturday. New York scored twice off Sean Marshall in the ninth, but Reds manager Dusty Baker pulled his regular closer in favor of Arredondo and he got the job done. The right-hander entered...

Reds 6, Yankees 5

Joey Votto hit a three-run homer, Jose Arredondo worked out of a ninth-inning jam for his first major league save and the Cincinnati Reds held off the New York Yankees 6-5 Saturday. New York scored twice off Sean Marshall in the ninth, but Reds manager Dusty Baker pulled his regular closer in favor of Arredondo and he got the job done. The right-hander entered with runners at first...

Minor League Game Review – 5/18/12

5/18 Game Review Louisville lost 5-3. Box Score Willie Harris went 1-4 with an RBI. Felix Perez went 3-4 with a solo HR (1), steal (1) and 2 runs. Cody Puckett went 1-3 with a walk. Danny Dorn went 1-3 with a run. Scott Carroll threw 1.1 hitless innings with a walk and 2 strikeouts. Game notes Jeff Francis gave up all four runs in the 3rd inning of the game. He had a walk and...

Red Sox Nava, Reds Costanzo interesting Horatio Alger MLB stories

Boston outfielder Daniel Nava and Cincinnati third baseman Mike Costanzo were barely on their parent team’s radar as recently as spring training, yet they are wearing major league uniforms.       Nava is an Independent original, starting his pro career as an undrafted free agent in Chico, CA (Golden League) in ’07, the summer after he finished at Santa Clara.  He worked...

Hill returns to Chicago

The Chicago Cubs acquired Koyie Hill from the Cincinnati Reds organization, sending cash considerations in return. Hill will help secure the Cubs' depth at catcher after a number of injuries.
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