Found January 20, 2013 on Rotowire:
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 some players we agonized about cutting, that we'll likely cover significantly during the season. Over the next few weeks, I'm going to write about some of those players in this space, team-by-team. We're crowd-sourcing this, though, too - tell me about the less obvious players you'd like to see covered, or weigh in on our omissions. All of our current outlooks are loaded on to the site, so you can check the player page for verification whether we covered a particular player. Without further ado, here's our list: Bill Bray - At the time we vetted the Reds, Bray was still on...

MLB writer looking for ride to games

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.


Cincinnati to host 2015 All-Star Game

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.

Highlighting top prospects in 2013: David Vidal

by: Jon Davis Staff Writer #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...

Video: Brandon Phillips talks about WBC

Your browser does not support iframes. 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...

Hal McCoy needs a ride to the game

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...

The 1990 Reds bullpen tabbed as the second-best of all-time

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...

Highlighting top Reds prospects in 2013: Neftali Soto

by: Jon Davis Staff Writer @I_Bleed_RedsRed #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...

Reds to host a pick-your-seat event

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...

Arbitration pains

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...

Report: Cincinnati will host 2015 All-Star Game

The Cincinnati Reds will host the 2015 Major League All-Star Game, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported Monday. Commissioner Bud Selig is expected to make the announcement on Wednesday when he comes to Cincinnati. Cincinnati has not hosted the All-Star Game since 1988, and this will be the first time it's played at Cincinnati's Great American Ballpark. This year's...

2013 ZiPS Projections – Cincinnati Reds

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...

Highlighting top prospects in 2013: Dan Langfield

by: Jon Davis Staff Writer @I_Bleed_RedsRed #13 Dan Langfield RHP @D_Langfield on Twitter 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...

Help Hal McCoy, see every home Reds game

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...

Tuesday news and notes

So, first things first. I have contemplated this in the past, and have been approached from another site who wanted to bring me and the site on as a “subscription based site” for their network, I have declined. However as I am getting further down the road in my life, what used to support me doesn’t quite do so anymore. Lately I have been interviewing for jobs, but yesterday...
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