Reds Live Spring Training: 3/17

Tonight at 10pm on Reds Live Spring Training... -- Jim Day and Chris Welsh update the injuries to the pitching staff and talk about Cueto's strong perfomance over the weekend. -- Jim also goes off the field with Sam LeCure that takes him to a unique store that allows him to indulge in one of his passions. -- Chris interviews a reality TV star, Reds 3rd base coach Steve Smith...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds pitcher LeCure has old-school taste in music, bullpen philosophy

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The clubhouse sound system was blaring Twisted Sister's "We're Not Gonna Take It," a 30-year-old rock song that came out before most Cincinnati Reds were born. A couple of clubhouse interlopers stared at the speaker from which the music emanated and Sam LeCure said, "Don't be changing that. That's my music." Sam LeCure is old...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds sign LeCure, Simon, leaving 3 without deals

The Reds agreed to a two-year deal with reliever Sam LeCure and a one-year contract with Alfredo Simon on Friday, leaving them with three players in salary arbitration. LeCure was one of their set-up relievers last season, going 2-1 with a 2.66 ERA and one save in 63 games. Simon was 6-4 with a 2.87 ERA and one save in 63 games. They got deals a day after outfielder Chris Heisey...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

LeCure's scoreless streak ends in loss

CINCINNATI Sam LeCure has been on a roll this season for the Reds. Its not out of whack to give the right-handed reliever serious consideration as an All-Star even if hes not in the glamour set of closers. Tuesday night was a bad night for LeCure and it showed how fickle the baseball gods can be. LeCure gave up a two-run home run to Colorado shortstop Troy Tulowitzki with two...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

LeCure admires work of his teammates

CLEVELAND From his chair in the bullpen, where he may or may not receive a phone call to go to work, relief pitcher Sam LeCure owns one of the best seats in the house to observe the pitchers mound.Thats where he was, as always, Wednesday night in Progressive Field, watching Cincinnati Reds starter Bronson Arroyo work against the Cleveland Indians.And he watches intently to see the...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Sam LeCure, the Reds' do-it-all pitcher

GOODYEAR, Ariz. Sam LeCure walks into the clubhouse with a watch cap pulled around his ears, wearing a plaid shirt and a full beard and one wonders, Where did you leave your ax, Mr. Lumberjack?If he walked into Starbucks nobody would guess that he is an integral part of the Cincinnati Reds, a spare part that manager Dusty Baker can plug into any situation.It is an anonymous job...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

CBS Sideline Reporter Lauren Gardner Dating Reds’ Reliever Sam LeCure

It never fails that a superstar girlfriend emerges from the MLB playoffs year after year. Last year it was Larisa Fraser, girlfriend of Ryan Braun, that stole the Internet’s heart. Here’s your 2012 contender for that crown: Lauren Gardner (@LGRed).You might remember Gardner from BC’s 2011 ‘Next Erin Andrews’ series. That post was followed by a job working sidelines in the...
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October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Game 147: Reds 5, Marlins 4

The Reds just barely eked out a win yesterday to avoid being swept in the 3-game series by the Marlins in Miami. Mat Latos started for the Reds, and while he wasn’t exactly his sometimes-dominant self, he put in a pretty good showing. In 7.2 innings of work, Latos allowed 4 runs (earned) on 7 hits and 3 walks. Sam LeCure finished off the eighth inning and pitched the ninth without...
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Versatile relievers pitching great for Reds

CINCINNATI It wasn't as if he needed to do it because Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker already knew what relief pitcher Sam LeCure is all about. But Baker is all about clear psyches for his players and he wanted to be certain. LeCure, a long relief pitcher, wasn't being used, 11 days of inactivity, a forgotten man, anonymous in his bullpen chair. Baker wanted to be...
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May 27, 2012  |  Discuss

#Redsmas Caroling on Christmas Eve

Christmas is tomorrow so I won't take up too much of your time. Enjoy the holidays and spend quality time with your family and friends. Here's just a couple more carols to help you celebrate! Merry Redsmas and a Merry Christmas to you! Silent Walt Silent Walt, holy Walt. Nothing's calm, 'specially trade talks. Round yon Dusty, and his staff. Sam LeCure...
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December 24, 2011  |  Discuss

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