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CHRIS HEISEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chris Heisey is Comparable to the 2009 Chris Heisey

Chris Heisey made his big-league debut with the Cincinnati Reds in 2010. A year earlier he put up a .900 OPS with 22 home runs and 21 stolen bases between Double-A and Triple-A. Following his break-out season on the farm he played in the Arizona Fall League. Heisey has yet to break out in the […]
Via Fangraphs
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Heisey: The People's Choice, pinch-hitter extraordinaire

CINCINNATI -- Chris Heisey is 'The People's Choice' in Cincinnati, a guy who can't push a grocery cart in a parking lot without somebody stopping him to say, "You should be playing every day." He doesn't play every day, but he plays a lot because he is the team's fourth outfielder and he can play all three outfield positions with no drop in coverage...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Chris Heisey propel Reds to walk-off victory

Your browser does not support iframes.In case you weren't able to stay awake past midnight, which I assume is a lot of fans, a run was eventually scored to decide the outcome of the game at Great American Ball Park.Fortunately, that run was scored by the Reds, thanks in large part to this frozen rope off the bat of Chris Heisey. Heisey's single off Cardinals reliever Carlos...
Via Redlegs Review
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Heisey's hit gives Reds chance to relax

CINCINNATI -- There were about three weeks to go before spring training began. Chris Heisey was working out at home with a friend, hitting baseballs in the batting cage but not hitting them the way he wanted. He just wasn't comfortable. Frustrated, he somehow got himself to relax. Don't tense up the shoulders so much. Hold the bat around chest level and let things go from...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Heisey jumping out at Reds spring training

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Chris Heisey walked into the clubhouse Monday morning, a bag of bats slung over his shoulder. When he reached his locker and dropped the bag on the floor, his dressing neighbor, Chris Nelson, said, "Man, that was some batting practice session. You are the talk of the camp." A writer approached Heisey and said, "You look as if you are ready for the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Chris Heisey sends home run to upper deck

Your browser does not support iframes. Chris Heisey put his power on full display Wednesday night by depositing a home run into the upper deck of Busch Stadium. Heisey's ninth home run of the season came in the top of the ninth inning off St. Louis Cardinals reliever Fernando Salas and effectively gave the Reds a 10-0 lead. It's not everyday you see a ball end...
Via Redlegs Review
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Heisey activated and Phillips put on paternity list

After almost two months recovering from a hamstring issue, Chris Heisey has been activated and is back in the lineup as the designated hitter against the Oakland A’s tonight. Heisey had been playing games with the AAA Louisville Bats for the last week, going 4 for 20. “I felt really good at the plate,” he said. “I didn’t have the results to show for it, but I hit some balls...
Via Red Hot Mama
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Keith Law says Chris Heisey primed for breakout season

ESPN's Keith Law recently highlighted eight players who he believes are destined to take a leap forward in performance this season. One of those players he included was Reds platoon outfielder Chris Heisey. Here is what Law had to say about him: I've always thought the Reds didn't like Heisey, given how they've relegated him to super-sub duty in the outfield...
Via Redlegs Review
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Heisey rounds them all on an inside the park homer

<p><p>Your browser does not support iframes.</p></p> Is there any single play in baseball more exciting than an inside-the-park home run? Most likely not. The only other occurence I can think of that may rival it is a play at home plate. Well, the video clip above has BOTH.   ...
Via Redlegs Review
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Hitting coach helps Heisey get in the swing

Chris Heisey spent all of spring training and six weeks of the season looking for his swing. "All spring, I was waiting for my swing to click," he said. "I didn't want to press too hard because it was spring training. It never really did. For the first month or so, I was pretty much completely lost at the plate." Heisey's average was hovering around .200...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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