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We introduce ourselves and why we love the Reds
We debate which Reds starting pitcher will lead the team in wins.
The Mat Latos Deal: Did we give up the farm?
The LF debate
What to do with Drew Stubs?
Our Opening Day lineups
Title: Spring is in the Air
Show Length: 35:44
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On Tuesday, ESPN Insider Jim Bowden published the names of seven players who he thinks are "poised to erupt" this season. One former member of the Cincinnati organization made the list. He was included in the trade that brought right-hander Mat Latos to the Queen City in exchange for three others. Who is it? It's none other than RHP Brad Boxberger.
Folks around Cincinnati are
excited about no. 2
Baseball America released its list of the Top 100 Prospects for 2012 earlier this week. The 23rd annual publication is headlined by Nationals phenom Bryce Harper, but three Cincinnati Reds also made the cut. Here are the names of those players followed by the description BA gave them:
#16 Devin Mesoraco C
Cincinnati Reds fans will see less of Jay Bruce this season.
The outfielder has reported to camp weighing 16 pounds less than at the end of last season. It's a noticeable change for the All-Star, who thinks the slimmer body will make him faster and help him get through the season better.
Though he made the All-Star team last season, his batting average, slugging percentage...
Can you believe March is a mere one week away? Leap year or not, February has flown by and it's almost time for the Reds to delve into their slate of Spring Training games. Here are some tidbits and notes from the past week to help you get caught up on things:
* Outfielder Jay Bruce reported to camp weighing about 16 pounds less than he did last season. The All-Star hopes...
No news is good news for the Cincinnati Reds as they begin spring training.No one on the roster suffered an injury during their offseason workouts (knock on wood), there have been no ailments that have popped up the first few days of spring training (keep knocking) and there have been no visa problems with players from the Dominican Republic and other foreign nations.
Reds manager Dusty Baker wasn't ready to declare rookie Devin Mesoraco his No. 1 catcher as of Tuesday morning.
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According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, 36-year-old shortstop Edgar Renteria is leaning towards retiring this season. After hitting just .251/.306/.348 in 96 games with Cincinnati and receiving nothing but minor league offers this offseason, perhaps it isn’t surprising. If he indeed chooses to retire, it will be the end of a 16-year career spanning seven teams, two World Series...
GOODYEAR, ARIZ. (AP) - Aroldis Chapman will be tested as a starter this spring by the Cincinnati Reds.The 24-year old lefthander whose pitches have been clocked at 105 mph has a 6-3 record with a 3.27 ERA in 69 relief appearances over the last two seasons with Cincinnati.But the small-market ...
Cincinnati Reds fans will see less of Jay Bruce this season, as he reported to camp 16 pounds lighter.
With Jay Bruce 15 pounds lighter this year as he reported to camp, manager Dusty Baker expects the right fielder to make adjustments in his hitting approach.
Edgar Renteria, who drove in the game-winning run in the 1997 World Series as a 20-year-old, and 13 years later was named World Series Most Valuable Player, is leaning toward retirement, his agent told FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal.