Found February 04, 2012 on Redlegs Review:
Tickets for the 2012 Reds Spring Showcase game went on sale as of 9:00 AM ET today. The exhibition game, which is scheduled for April 3rd at 7:00 PM ET at GABP, will pit current Reds against the organization's top prospects. Among the notable features and activities throughout the evening include: players being mic'd up to the PA system during batting practice, autograph and photo opportunities with minor leaguers during batting practice, unique camera angles of the game displayed on the jumbotron, free Hall of Fame and Museum admission to fans 12 and younger and more. For ticket pricing and more information please follow this link to the Reds' official site.

Latos ready to go the distance for the Reds

Even though right-hander Mat Latos knows most of the Reds as opponents, he practically leaped at the chance to fly almost all way across the country and meet them for the first time as teammates. How important was it to him? He and his wife, Dallas, spent fewer than 24 hours in Cincinnati before climbing back onto a plane and heading back home to the West Coast. Lato was invited...

Is Homer Bailey ready for breakout year?

An injury-free season would please both Bailey and the Reds just fine It was June 7th of 2004 when the Cincinnati Reds tabbed Homer Bailey - a promising high school pitcher out of LaGrange, Texas - with their first round pick (7th overall) of the MLB Amateur Draft. The club passed over the likes of Jered Weaver, Huston Street, Gio Gonzalez, Billy Butler and Stephen Drew, among...

Another article on Votto's future

Is Votto getting annoyed by all the speculation as much as we are? Reds first baseman Joey Votto is still two full seasons away from potential free agency, however that hasn't deterred a multitude of curious onlookers from speculating about his future. After the offseason circus that was the rumors leading up to the signings of Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder, Votto'...

This day in Reds history: Crosley saves franchise

Crosley is credited with rescuing the franchise from the likelihood of moving February 4th, 1934 - A sense of enthusiasm sweeps over Reds fans as team ownership changes hands. Entrepreneur and Cincinnati businessman Powel Crosley heads a principal group comprised of Larry MacPahil and Ohio Lieutenant Governor Charles Sawyer to purchase the franchise. Here's more regarding...

10 Questions Regarding the 2012 Cincinnati Reds (Part I)

Spring Training in Goodyear, AZ, is right around the corner. After a somewhat surprising 2010 season that included a divisional crown and playoff berth, the 2011 Cincinnati Reds followed up with a disappointing year. Many pundits and analysts had predicted another NL Central championship, but the Reds faltered the second half of the year and could never catch the playoff-bound Brewers...

Friday news and notes

The Reds have brought back a former prospect, one who was at least well known within Reds prospect circles, Wirfin Obispo. He was a big talked about name when he was dominating for the Dominican Summer League Reds in his first year as a pitcher. However he was caught up in a marriage scandal and was unable to gain a work visa for the United States and headed to Japan after the 2006...

Player Profile #88: Mat Latos | SP | CIN

It was just two years ago that Mat Latos finished 13th in the league with a 2.92 ERA. That year he struck out over a batter per inning and held opponents to just a .216 average. Last season didn’t go quite as well. Latos finished outside the top 100, but his 3.16 FIP was only marginally worse than the year before. This season Latos finds himself pitching in Cincinnati instead of...

Report: Reds no longer 'actively pursuing' Roy Oswalt

Oswalt has been a dagger in the side of the Reds since breaking into the league with the Astros in 2001 The MLB rumor mill was alive and well on Saturday. Around lunchtime reports surfaced that the Reds we're in the mix to sign veteran starting pitcher Roy Oswalt (according to Jon Paul Morosi and Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports). Here's an excerpt from that piece specific...

Trade With Sports Syzygy: A Jay Bruce Bonanza!

I completed my third trade with fellow Mike Piazza fan Mike from Sports Syzygy. You can check out the first here and the second here. I sent Mike a pair of Red Sox minor leaguers (one auto, one serial-numbered parallel) that I pulled from minor league products last year. In return, I was able to snag another sweet All-Star Game relic out of 2011 Topps Update, and it features one...

Vote for Reds in SportsNation poll

Help the Redlegs overtake the Cardinals by casting your vote in the ESPN SportsNation poll (scroll down to bottom, left-hand corner of the page).

Reds links for Super Bowl weekend

No worries. We'd never pull a fast one on you guys here at Redlegs Review. Congrats my fellow Reds faithful! You have successfully navigated your way through another work week and are well on your way to Super Bowl Sunday. However, before you kick back and watch Tom Brady and the Patriots battle Eli Manning and the Giants take some time to treat yourself to some Reds-related...
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