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Reds decline option on Ryan Ludwick

The Cincinnati Reds have declined the 2015 option on outfielder Ryan Ludwick. Ludwick, 36, would have made $9 million had the option been picked up. Given that the Reds owe him $4.5 million as part of the buyout the team must feel the 36-year-old has nothing left to contribute. A big 2012 campaign landed him a two-year deal worth $18 million from the Reds. After playing in just...
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds News: Ryan Ludwick Can Be Had

Yes, it's true. Ryan Ludwick can be had by you.#452282688 / gettyimages.comBob Nightengale has reported that the Cincinnati Reds are telling teams that veteran left fielder Ryan Ludwick can be had,The #Reds are telling teams LF Ryan Ludwick is available, He's earning $7.5M, w/ $9 millilon mutual option or $4.5 million buyout in 2015..— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) July 31,...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Reds looking to trade Ryan Ludwick?

Could the Reds be seriously looking to trade Ryan Ludwick?According to a report by Bob Nightengale of the USA Today, Cincinnati is willing to part ways with the 36-year-old outfielder and what remains on his contract, by making him available for trade as we approach Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.The #Reds are telling teams LF Ryan Ludwick is available, He's earning $7.5M,...
Via Redlegs Review
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds trade rumors: Will Walt Jocketty pull the trigger?

The loss of Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips has really hurt this Reds team. For about the last month leading up to the All-Star break, the Cincinnati Reds were playing their best baseball of the 2014 season and had pretty much everyone healthy, after starting the season in an injury filled rut. Their starting rotation was back to health with the return of Mat Latos in early June...
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds Injury Update: Ryan Ludwick dealing with sore knee

The Cincinnati Reds defeated the Washington Nationals on Wednesday by the score of 2-1. The win improved the Reds to 21-24 on the season. The Reds, who begin a weekend series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, were without outfielder Ryan Ludwick.#491578279 / gettyimages.comAs reported by Chris Cwik of, Ludwick is dealing with a sore knee according to the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite high batting average, Ludwick frustrated with lack of homers

CINCINNATI -- Ryan Ludwick stood in front of his locker bemoaning the fact that he has only two home runs on his 2014 resume when he glanced at a clubhouse television. The Colorado Rockies were playing the Kansas City Royals and Ludwick saw Drew Stubbs slowly circling the bases and said, "Look at that. A home run by Drew Stubbs. He has more than me (three)." Ludwick candidly admits...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Ludwick feeding off 'naysayers' in comeback quest

There is arguably no better sports story than one involving an underdog rising above expectations to prove critics wrong. And this is precisely the story that Ryan Ludwick is trying to write with the Reds this season.Last year was definitely one to forget for the 35-year-old veteran. Ludwick was injured on Opening Day and essentially missed the entire season. Sure, he was able to...
Via Redlegs Review
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ludwick working to get back into form

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Ryan Ludwick is a man with a plan that has a ban: I won't slide head first into third base, or any base, any time soon." That's what he did on Opening Day last season and it wrecked his season and wrecked any offensive production for the team in left field. The head first slide obliterated his right shoulder. It required surgery and he didn't play again until early...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds need LF Ludwick back in form after injury

Ryan Ludwick's shoulder is back to full strength, which is one of the most encouraging things for the Cincinnati Reds' offense. With Ludwick ailing last season, they got very little out of left field. Cincinnati's cleanup hitter tore up his right shoulder while sliding into base on opening day and missed more than half the season. He wasn't fully recovered when he returned, and...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Bowden: Ryan Ludwick in jeopardy of losing his job this spring?

After experiencing a bounceback season in 2012, Ryan Ludwick's 2013 campaign didn't go as planned, as the veteran outfielder suffered a serious shoulder injury on Opening Day. The injury caused him to miss most of the season and he wasn't nearly the same when he returned in August.Now, the 35-year-old said he "feels strong" entering 2014, but will he be able to replicate the 26...
Via Redlegs Review
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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