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If the regular season ended today, the Reds would be eligible for postseason play, but they would be forced to play a one-game playoff on the road for the right to advance to the NLDS. Yes, such is the life for the No. 5 seed in the MLB playoffs nowadays.
But don't feel too bad for Dusty Baker's crew because they have at least one outsider in their corner. That person is CBS Sports national baseball writer Matt Snyder.
Snyder recently penned a whole post full of second-half predictions and I think Reds fan will really enjoy one of them. While most other writers are picking the Cardinals, Tigers, or Red Sox to reign supreme as World Series champions, Snyder has opted to cast his lot with the Reds.
Here's the proof:
My preseason World Series prediction was the Nationals over Tigers. I'll stick with the Tigers as the AL representative in the World Series because I love how their rotation and power stack up in October. The Nationals, however, just seem like t...
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Brandon Phillips received a big contract extension from the Reds last year, but he still has some complaints about the way it went down.
The undisputed top pitching prospect in the Reds system continues to be 2011 first round pick Robert Stephenson.
The California native recently received a promotion to Advanced Single-A Bakersfield after going 5-3 with a 2.57 ERA in 14 starts with Single-A Dayton. The right-hander is starting to get many fans in Reds Country buzzing with excitement about his potential arrival...
CINCINNATI Sometimes rummaging through a rubbish bin turns up something that looks unusable but turns out to have value.Find an old lamp with a shredded shade, tarnished stand and frayed cord and if you put on a new shade, polish it up and replace the cord and you might have light.
Such is the case with Cincinnati Reds left-handed pitcher Manny Parra. The Milwaukee Brewers used...
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In case you missed it, FOX Sports made the wise decision of giving Reds All-Star second basemen Brandon Phillips a microphone device during the Home Run Derby on Monday.
Watch and listen as the colorful Phillips provides us with an insider's look at the event.
It's fair to say it looks like @DatDudeBP had himself a good time.
Poor Brandon Phillips and his $72.5 million contract.
Last year, the Reds’ star second baseman signed a new six-year, $72.5 million deal to stay in Cincinnati. He didn’t say anything at the time, but apparently it wasn’t enough.
In a recent interview with Cincinnati Magazine, Phillips sounded off about how he feels about his contract, saying that he was irked about his deal...
The Cincinnati Reds wouldn't mind a repeat of last year's performance out of the All-Star break.
Backed by excellent pitching, the Reds will look to move a step closer to the second-place Pittsburgh Pirates when they play host to their division rivals Saturday afternoon.
The Reds, who won 19 of 22 out of the break last season to take over first place in the NL Central, got...
The Cincinnati Reds have been without left-handed reliever
Sean Marshall since the end of May due to a shoulder ailment. It appears
Cincinnati will be without Marshall for an even more extended stretch, as the
southpaw’s recent setback was diagnosed as shoulder tendinitis, according to
Mark Sheldon of MLB.com.
Marshall’s been rehabbing from a sprained left shoulder...
Brandon Phillips had to move into the cleanup spot because of an injury on opening day. He's swinging like he belongs there.
The All-Star second baseman drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double on Friday night, and Mike Leake got the better of left-hander Francisco Liriano for the third time this season, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Reds first baseman Joey Votto said he understands why second baseman Brandon Phillips questioned his big contract extension during a magazine interview that was released on Friday.
In the upcoming issue of Cincinnati Magazine, Phillips is quoted as saying he is "still scarred" that the front office gave Votto a 10-year, 225 million extension in 2012,...
Taking a look at some of the Billings Mustangs hitters for this weeks Minor League Scouting Notebook.
Brandon Phillips defended his comments from the August issue of Cincinnati Magazine that said he felt his six-year, $72.5 million contract with the Cincinnati Reds was a "slap in the face" and that he'd been lied to by general manager Walt Jocketty and owner Bob Castellini.
"I have nothing to get off my chest. What did I say wrong? Please tell me, what did I say...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Brandon Phillips drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double on Friday night, and Mike Leake got the better of left-hander Francisco Liriano for the third time this season, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that tightened the NL Central.
The third-place Reds moved to within three games of second-place Pittsburgh. The Pirates...
Brandon Phillips drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double on Friday night, and Mike Leake got the better of left-hander Francisco Liriano for the third time this season, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that tightened the NL Central.
The third-place Reds moved to within three games of second-place Pittsburgh. The Pirates lead their season...
Keith Allison The fantasy stock report is a weekly article that will provide insight on particular hitters or pitchers whose stock is either rising or falling based on recent performances. This week we will take a look at two starting pitchers: Matt Latos and Hyun-Jin Ryu. BULLISH- Mat LatosMat Latos was not elected to the all star game but has been up some spectacular numbers...
Brandon Phillips caused a bit of a stir Friday when some comments about his contract came out in an article in Cincinnati Magazine. He thought the whole thing was a bit overblown.
As he spun it, he allowed modestly that: "The fans love me."
All the more after Friday night.
Phillips' three-run double was the key blow in the Reds' 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh...