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No sailing, no guitar, no golf? Say it ain’t so, Bronson!
Arroyo has probably been my favorite player the last few years, but I don’t even like to write about him anymore. That contract extension Walt Jocketty handed him last off-season still makes me sick to my stomach. I’ll just keep my fingers crossed that Bronson can rebound somewhat next year, even if I’m not very confident about it.
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Arroyo posted a 9-12 record and a 5.07 ERA in 32 starts this season Mark Sheldon of MLB.com wrote an excellent feature article regarding Bronson Arroyo's plans for this upcoming offseason. You can read that piece in it's entirety here. However, if you find yourself curious but also crunched for time, here are the the key points from the lengthy article: * The 34-year...
Bray led the team with 79 appearances this past season
while posting a 2.98 ERA
The Major League Baseball Players Association released an All-Star roster on Friday that included at least one Red.
Left-handed specialist Bill Bray will join fellow Major League Baseball players in participating in the 2011 Taiwan All-Star Series in early-November.
The squad will travel to...
It isnt often that Joey Votto speaks to the media before the media speaks to him and it isnt adversarial. Mostly it is Vottos innate shyness.
Thus, it was stunning one day early last season when a media herd encircled Scott Rolens locker adjacent to Vottos dressing quarters in the Cincinnati Reds plush clubhouse.
After listening a few moments, the ignored Votto stood and said with...
The 1990 Cincinnati Reds received some recognition from Andrew Mindzak of Yahoo! Sports on Thursday, however the recognition won't likely go over well with Reds country. He tabs the '90 squad as one of the five worst teams in history to ever win a World Series.
Here is an excerpt from the piece regarding the Redlegs:
"1990 Cincinnati Reds: This wasn't...
If you're a fan of the Reds, or just Major League Baseball for that matter, you know it's a fact that Brandon Phillips is one of the best second basemen in the game today. But did you also know these ten facts about @DatDudeBP?
1) If he couldn't play baseball for a living he'd be a sports agent.
2) His favorite drink is milk.
3) The 2-time Gold...
The Phoenix Desert Dogs have lost five in a row now, as they were beaten today by the Surprise Saguaros, 5-3.
-Cody Puckett was the only Reds' prospect to see action, starting at 3B. He went 1-4 with a single and two strikeouts.
Puckett is hitting .231 in the 2011 AFL.
I have a couple of new submissions for our RN Around the World feature (I hope to get those posted soon), but I wanted to go ahead and post this one.
Many of you know that I have a brother who lives in China. Yesterday morning, he emailed me a couple of pictures. First, this one:
You’re going to love this.
The picture attached, that’s the TV host introducing “Mr...
Our friend Doug over at Reds Minor Leagues has begun his “State of the Farm” series, taking an in-depth look at the Reds farm system. He begins with Cincinnati’s catching prospects, and let me give you a preview: the organization is loaded at catcher.
It’s a good read; check it out.