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Reds right fielder Jay Bruce is pretty good at baseball. And he's generous enough to share his knowledge (and time) about the game in an upcoming camp for kids. Here's the press release detailing the 3rd annual event:
Don’t miss out—the 2012 Gillette Jay Bruce Baseball ProCamp in partnership with Heinz presented by Fifth Third Bank and CBTS is coming up soon...
The 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft is now under three weeks away -- meaning you'll be seeing a whole bunch of mock drafts and projections until then.
The first notable one comes from ESPN.com's Keith Law. While projecting the MLB Draft is somewhat of an impossible and dubious task, it's still fun to see which players these 'experts' see going where...
5/20 Game Review
Louisville won 7-3. Box Score
Willie Harris went 2-5 with a double and 2 RBI.
Neftali Soto went 1-4 with a grand slam (5).
Danny Dorn went 3-4 with 2 doubles and a run.
Chris Valaika went 1-4 with a double and an RBI.
Felix Perez went 1-1 with a run.
Pedro Villarreal went 1-2 at the plate with a run. He allowed 2 runs in 6.2 innings with 2 walks and 5 strikeouts...
Bailey Pitched well as Reds win 6-5
The Cincinnati Reds (20-19) beat the New York Yankees (21-19) in what was a very weird and often frustrating game for the Reds. The Reds struck out 15 times but still managed to score 6 runs to the Yankees 5. The bullpen took over for Homer Bailey after a strong 6.1 innings and promptly let the Yankees back into the game but never gave...
The Reds' leadoff hitters continue to struggle at an important aspect of leading off -- getting on base.
They are hitting a combined .147.192.227. They are last in the National League in all three categories -- batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage.
Zack Cozart, the current leadoff man, is in a deep slide. He's 3 for his last 32. He was 0-for-4 in...
The Cincinnati Reds showed that they do still know how to win a game of baseball, defeating the New York Yankees 6-5.
Homer Bailey turned in a quality start, pitching 6 1/3 innings while allowing 3 runs, 7 hits, 1 walk, and 7 strikeouts. Bailey has been pitching better lately, as that quality start was his 6th in his last 7 outings.
The offense got on the board early against Yankees’...
5/19 Game Review
Louisville won 9-2. Box Score
Kristopher Negron went 3-6 with a HR (3), 3 RBI, a steal (15) and 2 runs.
Chris Valaika went 3-4 with a walk, HR (3), 2 RBI and 2 runs.
Bill Rhinehart went 2-5 with an RBI.
Neftali Soto went 2-5 with a HR (4) and 3 RBI.
Danny Dorn went 2-3 with a walk, 2 doubles and 2 runs.
Sean Gallagher went 0-1 with 2 walks and 2 runs at the plate...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Johnny Cueto pitched effectively into the eighth inning, Ryan Ludwick delivered two big hits and the Cincinnati Reds closed out their extended visit to New York by beating the Yankees 5-2 Sunday.
The Reds rallied late against CC Sabathia, sending the Yankees to their fifth loss in six games. Aroldis Chapman closed it out as Cincinnati took two of three at Yankee...
It looks like the Reds were going to sweep the two-game series against the Mets, but then it all came crashing down. They lose 4-9, bringing their record to 19-18.
The Reds start a series with the 20-18 Yankees tonight at 7:05 p.m. Bronson Arroyo (2-1, 3.25 ERA) will toe the rubber for the Reds and face off against some no name guy… Andy Pettitte or something...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Joey Votto hit a three-run homer, Jose Arredondo worked out of a ninth-inning jam for his first major league save and the Cincinnati Reds held off the New York Yankees 6-5 Saturday.
New York scored twice off Sean Marshall in the ninth, but Reds manager Dusty Baker pulled his regular closer in favor of Arredondo and he got the job done.
The right-hander entered...
5/18 Game Review
Louisville lost 5-3. Box Score
Willie Harris went 1-4 with an RBI.
Felix Perez went 3-4 with a solo HR (1), steal (1) and 2 runs.
Cody Puckett went 1-3 with a walk.
Danny Dorn went 1-3 with a run.
Scott Carroll threw 1.1 hitless innings with a walk and 2 strikeouts.
Jeff Francis gave up all four runs in the 3rd inning of the game. He had a walk and...
Boston outfielder Daniel Nava and Cincinnati third baseman Mike Costanzo were barely on their parent team’s radar as recently as spring training, yet they are wearing major league uniforms.
Nava is an Independent original, starting his pro career as an undrafted free agent in Chico, CA (Golden League) in ’07, the summer after he finished at Santa Clara. He worked...
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Cincinnati Reds 5 — New York Yankees 2
One bad inning spoiled CC’s start in today’s 5-2 loss to...
The Chicago Cubs acquired Koyie Hill from the Cincinnati Reds organization, sending cash considerations in return. Hill will help secure the Cubs' depth at catcher after a number of injuries.
And this Mets fan was an off-duty police officer. The story comes from the NY Daily News:
Officer Eduardo Cornejo had a legit ticket to the Mets’ sad 6-3 drubbing by the Cincinnati Reds, but ballpark management confronted him once they realized he was stretched out in a seat better than the one he had purchased.
“He was in a section he wasn’t supposed to be,” Police Commissioner...