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Cincinnati Reds Kristopher Negron takes advantage of opportunity

The Cincinnati Reds originally acquired Kristopher Negron in August of the 2009 season as the return from Boston when they moved Alex Gonzalez to the team. Negron was granted free agency after the 2012 season but signed immediately with the Reds, opting to remain in the organization after getting a cup of coffee with the team in the 2012 season that totaled four games and five plate...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Negron's little hustle is big difference in Reds' win

CINCINNATI -- A little hustle will do you well. It did the Reds well Wednesday night. A little hustle was a big difference in a 7-5 victory against the Chicago Cubs. A little hustle by Kristopher Negron set the stage for a four-run fourth inning for the Reds. Too much self-admiration by Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro denied his team a chance at tying the game up in the eighth inning...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Big bats at bottom of order power Reds

CINCINNATI -- The back end of the Reds' lineup has been a big boost the last two nights. Kristopher Negron had the first three-hit game of his career while Zack Cozart drove in four runs as the Nos. 7-8 hitters provided the bulk of the damage in an 8-3 win against Cleveland at Great American Ball Park. Negron came into the game hitting .229 in a limited utility role. Cozart's average...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Home-run sprinter: Negron channels spirit of ex-Red Rosales with fast trot

CINCINNATI -- Kristopher Negron is one of those appreciative baseball players who will do whatever is asked to wear a major league baseball uniform. If somebody asked for his hat and filled it with runny mud and told him, "To stay in the majors you have to put this hat on," he'd have mud streaks down his cheeks within five seconds. Through the 2013 season, the 29-year-old Cincinnati...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds call up Kristopher Negron

The Reds Thursday selected from Class AAA Louisville the contract of IF Kristopher Negron (#17), optioned to Louisville RHP Carlos Contreras and designated for assignment RHP Brett Marshall.   Negron, a non-roster invitee to spring training, was reassigned to Louisville the day before Opening Day and has spent the season with the Bats (75g, .269, 15 2b, 3 3b, 3hr, 25rbi, 9sb, 5g...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds call up Kristopher Negron, demote Carlos Contreras

Earlier today the Cincinnati Reds announced that they have promoted utility player Kristopher Negron and sent RHP Carlos Contreras to the Triple-A Louisville Bats. Negron was not on the 40-man roster. To create room they DFA’d Brett Marshall, who has really struggled since coming off of the disabled list. First, let’s talk about Negron. He can play defense, quality defense, at...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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