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Despite voicing frustration over not being signed yet, Bronson Arroyo is not lowering his contract demands, as the right-handed free agent still seeks a three-year contract.This is according to a report by Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. On Sunday, Cafardo wrote that the main hangup with Arroyo continues to hinge on the length of the contract. Arroyo seeks a third year or vesting option while Cafardo believes any straight two-year contract would get it done.What’s holding things up, according to a major league source, is the vesting option and/or third year he’s been asking for. It appears a straight two-year deal might be beneficial in getting it done. The Arizona Diamondbacks are the most recent team reportedly interested in signing the 37-year-old. Meanwhile, the Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Angels, Seattle Mariners, Minnesota Twins, and Los Angeles Dodgers have been linked to Arroyo as well.

Report: Talks between Dodgers and Bronson Arroyo 'remain active'

Sources: Dodgers remain in active talks with free agent starter Bronson Arroyo. @FOXSports1— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) February 4, 2014According to a report by Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, the Dodgers remain in active talks with former Reds hurler and current free agent Bronson Arroyo.Arroyo, who spent 2006 to 2013 pitching for Cincinnati, has been the subject of numerous rumors this...

An updated list of Reds non-roster invitees for spring camp

With spring training set to begin in under two weeks, hundreds of players are preparing to fight for their professional baseball lives, as they enter the battlefield as dreaded non-roster invitees.The Reds have no shortage of these kind of players this year, with 19 baseball-loving souls vying for a shot to make the big league roster, fully aware that the odds are slim to none.With...

Breaking down the Reds’ 2014 pitching rotation

  For the past couple seasons, one of the things we could count on the Reds to have was a solid pitching rotation. The same should hold true for the 2014 season, but we could see some new faces in the starting rotation. One familiar face however will be missing. Bronson Arroyo will no longer be with Cincinnati after being a reliable starter for  the past eight years for the Reds...

Monday's Reds-related news and notes

The conclusion of last night's Super Bowl may have signified the end of football for awhile. But it also marked the unofficial beginning of baseball season and that is certainly a glorious realization, my friends.So, here we are, on the first unofficial day of baseball season, with roughly 10 days to go until Reds pitchers and catchers report to Arizona for spring training. I...

Baseball Prospectus releases their Cincinnati Reds top 10 prospects

Yorman Rodriguez garnered his highest ranking so far this offseason within the Reds system on the Baseball Prospectus list.

On this day in Reds history: Cincinnati acquires slugger Greg Vaughn

February 2nd, 1999 - On the heels of a 77-85 season and 4th-place finish in the division, the Reds unload outfielder Reggie Sanders, utility man Damian Jackson, and minor league pitcher Josh Harris to San Diego in exchange for slugger Greg Vaughn and first basemen Mark Sweeney.The acquisition of Vaughn proved to be a catalyst in propelling the team to a 96-67 record in '...

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Rumors: Dodgers are "very interested" in Bronson Arroyo

The Los Angeles Dodgers have one of the best pitching rotations in all of MLB. Their rotation is very deep, but as they know, you can go through starting pitchers very quickly and that is why they are still pursuing free agent starting pitchers.By DavidMyersPhotos via Wikimedia CommonsThe Dodgers are "very interested" in right-handed pitcher Bronson Arroyo, according to...

A Tuesday edition of Reds news and notes

As Mother Nature continues to make her wrath felt across a good part of the country, including Great American Ball Park and the Queen City, what else is there to do except take refuge inside a warm home and read up on the latest Reds news, notes, and links that the web has to offer?Don't let that wintry weather dampen your spirit. Grab you a cup of hot cocoa, sit back, relax...

Dodgers ‘very interested’ in signing Bronson Arroyo

The Los Angeles Dodgers have shown interest in starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo since the beginning on free agency. However, reported contractual demands and Arroyo’s age (37) eventually pushed them away – at least for a little bit. Last week, with Arroyo still shockingly on the market, the Dodgers began to show interest in Arroyo again and according to the Boston Globe, are...

Baseball Prospectus publishes list of top 10 Reds prospects

It's prospect season around the baseball world and that means another batch of Reds prospect rankings were published on Monday.The latest edition comes courtesy of Baseball Prospectus as they unveiled their top 10 list of Reds youngsters.As expected, Robert Stephenson topped the list, followed by speedster Billy Hamilton, 2013 first round pick Phillip Ervin, Yorman Rodriguez...

Scouting Cincinnati Reds RHP Jackson Stephens

Scouting Cincinnati Reds RHP Jackson Stephens from 2013.

Dodgers Remain In Talks With Bronson Arroyo

Though rumors connecting the two sides have dissipated a bit recently, the Dodgers remain in "active talks" with right-hander Bronson Arroyo, according to Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports (Twitter link). The Dodgers at one point were said to have Arroyo's name on a "short list" of fallback options in the event that they were unable to land Masahiro Tanaka. That...

Player Profile #84: Aroldis Chapman | RP | CIN

Editor’s Note: After originally appearing in the first few days of our top 200 countdown, we discovered an error in our rankings algorithm. Once adjusted, Chapman came in at 84 overall. To those who commented a month ago, thanks for helping us discover the error! In the last 10 years there have been five instances in which a pitcher has recorded a K/9 of at least 15.0 over 60 or...

Cincinnati Reds Pitching Analysis: 2014 Fantasy Baseball

The Cincinnati Reds underwhelmed as a team in 2013, finishing third in the NL Central and losing in the Wild Card Round of the playoffs. However, their pitching staff emerged as one of the best in the majors. The Reds’ staff finished last season with the best WHIP in all of baseball, ranking third in [...]
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