Found August 28, 2012 on Reds Minor Leagues:
In the first go around of this series I took a look at Billy Hamilton and Chad Rogers with a scouting report on each guy and over 11 minutes of video between the two guys. In the second part of the series I broke down Bryson Smith and Tony Cingrani with about 7 1/2 minutes worth of video for those two guys. Today I am going to look at two more guys from the team as I look at Ryan LaMarre and Daniel Corcino. Ryan LaMarre – CF Let me first start off by pointing out two things. First, LaMarre had a really bad series while I was in town, going 2-19 with two singles. Secondly, he has been playing with plantar fasciitis this season. About a week before I got to Pensacola, Fangraphs Mike Newman saw LaMarre play and was left wondering how he went in the second round. Physically, he looks the part. He is tall and put together well with the physical attributes you would like. He is an above-average runner even while dealing with a foot injury and a plus runner when fully healthy. Defensively ...

Reds to host first interleague opener

Last Game The Reds won the first game in their series against the Diamondbacks last night by a score of 3-2. The hero of this game was Bronson Arroyo, who hit a solo home run in the sixth inning to give the Reds the lead that they would eventually win by. Next Game The Reds continue the series in Arizona tonight. Johnny Cueto (RHP, 16-6, 2.47 ERA) will take the mound for the Reds...

A huge collection of Reds news and notes

There has been plenty of news and notes swirling around the first-place Reds this week. Here's my attempt at organizing the chaos into one, central location. Enjoy. + The hype surrounding Todd Frazier's NL Rookie of the Year bid seems to be growing. Jerry Crasnick of published a must-read feature piece on the New Jersey native earlier today. You can check...

MINOR details 8/26/12: Billy Hamilton reaches 150 steals in Blue Wahoos win

Louisville 4 Toledo 3Bats (51-86), Last place International League West, 31.5 GB-Tim Gustafson (W 5-5, 5.13) threw 6.2 innings of one-run baseball. Jordan Smith got his 13th save.-CF Denis Phipps was 3-4, with a two-run home run (15), and two runs scored. SS Didi Gregorius added a two-run shot (6) of his own.Pensacola 5 Mississippi 2 (Game 1)-Tony Cingrani struck out six and gave...

Votto returns to his Dayton roots for rehab

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Ryan Ludwick - Comeback Player of the Year?

The baseball journey of Ryan Ludwick has already been a strange odyssey. He toiled in the minors for years and for three different organizations before finally getting a chance with the Cardinals in 2007 at the age of 28. A year later, he would go to his one and only All Star Game as he crushed 37 homers and posted a .966 OPS. His following two campaigns were still productive but...

Reds visit Arizona, hoping to break slump

Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker knew the team's current stretch would be one of its toughest, but his club still has a firm hold on the NL Central lead despite a bit of a slump. The Arizona Diamondbacks' current skid may be a little more troubling for their postseason hopes. Cincinnati sends Bronson Arroyo to the mound when it visits Arizona for the opener of a three...

Game 131: Reds 5, Diamondbacks 2

Lots of good things happened in the Reds’ win over the Diamondbacks last night. Johnny Cueto was the first pitcher to reach 17 wins this … [visit site to read more]

Reds top Miley while showing big-time respect

PHOENIX Cincinnati showed the baseball world what it thinks of Wade Miley on Tuesday night. With Gerardo Parra on third base and one out in the first inning, Reds manager Dusty Baker played his infield in, the better to choke off a run at the plate. In. With 26 outs remaining. With Johnny Cueto, his best pitcher and a top NL Cy Young candidate, on the mound. Cueto, who had not...

Reds 6, Diamondbacks 2

Chris Heisey hit two of Cincinnati's four home runs, including the tying two-run shot in the seventh inning, to rally the Reds to a 6-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday. Dioner Navarro's solo shot two batters after Heisey's first blast put Cincinnati ahead, Brandon Phillips added a two-run homer in the eighth and Heisey capped the scoring two outs later...

Reds 5, Diamondbacks 2

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Reds 3, Diamondbacks 2

Bronson Arroyo pitched six strong innings and homered in the sixth inning for the go-ahead run of the Cincinnati Reds' 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. Brandon Phillips added an RBI double for the Reds, who remained six games ahead of St. Louis in the NL Central and gave manager Dusty Baker his 400th win with the club. Aroldis Chapman pitched the ninth...
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