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Here's MLB's new protective cap for pitchers (PHOTO)

Major League Baseball approved a protective cap in January for pitchers designed to minimize the injuries caused by being hit by batted balls, especially line drives drilled back to the mound. On Friday, the Toronto Blue Jays’ Todd Redmond showed off the latest model.The cushioned safety plates, made by isoBLOX, are sewn into the hat and custom fitted. The caps weigh an extra...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jays Pitcher Todd Redmond Models New Protective Cap For Pitchers (Photo)

It’s always scary when a pitcher takes a line drive to the head, which is why the MLB approved a model of a special protective cap that was supposed to be available for the 2014 season. When Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman was struck in the head during spring training, Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb (who during the 2013 season was also hit with a line drive) complained...
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Redmond gets win, Blue Jays beat Yankees

For Blue Jays rookie Todd Redmond, the stress of facing the New York Yankees for the first time was eased by an early outburst from his offense. Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run home run, Redmond snapped a seven-start winless streak and Toronto beat the Yankees 7-2 on Wednesday night. Redmond (2-2) left to a standing ovation after striking out Alfonso Soriano and Alex Rodriguez...
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Redmond’s Invisi-Ball – Partially Explained!

“We always give him (grief) because he’s got the invisi-ball,” said Kris Medlen, who played with Redmond in Gwinnett this year and Double-A Mississippi in 2008. “He always goes seven or eight innings, but he throws these belt-high to belly button-high 90 mph (fastballs). If I threw them they’d get crushed but it doesn’t. Some things you can’t explain.” — David O’Brien...
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August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Daily Notes, Featuring the Big Todd Redmond Debut

Table of Contents Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes. 1. Featured Game: Chicago (NL) at Cincinnati, 19:10 ET 2. Today’s MLB.TV Free Game 3. Today’s Complete Schedule Featured Game: Chicago (NL) at Cincinnati, 19:10 ET Regarding This Game, Why It’s Notable This game is notable on account of it features the major-league debut of Todd Redmond,...
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August 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds recall RHP Todd Redmond to make MLB debut

The Cincinnati Reds have recalled right-hander Todd Redmond from Triple-A Louisville to pitch the second game of their day-night doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs. The start will be the 27-year-old Redmond's major league debut. Redmond has been recalled a total of four times by two different teams this season, but this is the first time he'll make an appearance. He...
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August 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Pitcher Redmond to take Votto’s roster spot

Of all the people you might have thought would take Joey Votto’s roster spot while he’s on the DL with that arthroscopic knee surgery, I bet you didn’t consider a right-handed pitcher. But John Fay says that Todd Redmond (the guy the Reds just traded Paul Janish for) is coming up today to give the Reds some flexibility if Johnny Cueto’s start tonight … [visit site to read more]
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July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds, Braves swap minor leaguers

Cincinnati Reds President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Walt Jocketty announced on Saturday the acquisition of RHP Todd Redmond from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for INF Paul Janish. "Redmond will provide us with starting pitching depth in the minor leagues," Jocketty said of the 6-3, 215-pounder. "It's also a great opportunity for Paul to...
Via Redlegs Review
July 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Braves, Reds swap minor leaguers

The Reds got right-hander Todd Redmond from Atlanta for shortstop Paul Janish in a swap of minor leaguers on Saturday. Redmond went 6-6 with a 3.58 ERA in 18 starts for Triple-A Gwinnett this season. The 27-year-old pitcher was assigned to Triple-A Louisville. General manager Walt Jocketty said the trade gives the Reds some pitching depth in the minors. The Reds have used only...
Via AP on Fox
July 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds deal Janish to Braves for Redmond

Right-handed pitcher Todd Redmond was acquired by the Reds, who sent infielder Paul Janish to the Braves. "Redmond will provide us with starting pitching depth in the minor leagues," Reds general manager Walt Jocketty said. "It's also a great opportunity for Paul to get back to the Major Leagues." Redmond was optioned back to Class AAA Gwinnett on June...
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July 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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