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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...
Via isportsweb.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reds should take note from Rangers and test trade market for Jonathan Broxton

With the non-waiver trade deadline quickly approaching, the Reds find themselves in a precarious position about whether they are buyers or sellers.Despite riding a six-game losing skid, Cincinnati remains just 5.5 games back of first place and only 4 games back of the second Wild Card spot. On the surface, the Reds seem as though they are still very much in the thick of the postseason...
Via Redlegs Review
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Minor League Free Agents paying off for the Reds

  Each year minor leaguers hit the free agent market after six years with an organization and not being added to the teams 40-man roster. Some guys re-sign with their original team, but some guys choose to head to the market and find a new employer that offers them more money or a better opportunity, or both. The Reds signed quite a few guys that were out there after last season...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reds' Phillips begins post-surgery workouts

With the Reds struggling on both offense and defense during a six-game losing streak, any good news is certainly welcome this week. Brandon Phillips is a man who could help them in both areas, and though he is still far away from returning from a thumb injury, the social-media-savvy star offered some encouraging images on Instagram on Wednesday. The brief video comes two days after...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds get competitive lottery 2015 draft pick

Each year for the last few seasons Major League Baseball has held a “competitive balance draft lottery” that gives additional draft picks after the first and second rounds to “disadvantaged” teams either due to small market size or small revenue. If a team falls into the bottom 10 in either of those categories, they are placed into the draft lottery pool. There are six picks...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Reds continue trade talks with Phillies involving Marlon Byrd

According to a report by Jim Bowden, the Reds and Phillies remain in trade talks involving veteran outfielder Marlon Byrd.Cincinnati has been one of several teams rumored to be interested in Byrd as the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline approaches. It goes without saying, but the Reds desperately need a power threat in their lineup. And the 36-year-old Byrd would seemingly provide...
Via Redlegs Review
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds Injury Update: Zack Cozart, Logan Ondrusek

Cincinnati Reds shortstop Zack Cozart was forced out of Tuesday night's loss to the Milwaukee Brewers after being hit by a Jimmy Nelson pitch on the right hand. John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports that X-rays were negative but Cozart is unlikely to play Wednesday. Fay also reports that right-handed reliever Logan Ondrusek has been placed on the DL with a strained right...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers stadium turnstile squashes Reds fan's groin (Video)

A Cincinnati Reds fan received a surprise welcome as he arrived at Miller Park in Milwaukee to watch his favorite team take on the Brewers when a turnstile at the stadium entrance kicked up into his groin. To make things even more awkward, it was all captured live on camera. Fortunately he was OK, but maybe he'll approach that turnstile a little bit slower next time.H/T NIS...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bailey looks to help Reds break out of slump

Cincinnati's Homer Bailey has had a week and a half to recover from a strained right knee that knocked him out of his last start, though it's taking him longer to repair his career numbers against the Milwaukee Brewers. The right-hander will try to continue doing so Tuesday night at Miller Park as the Reds seek an end to a seven-game road losing streak. Bailey (8-5, 4.21...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds Injury Update: Brandon Phillips, Joey Votto

Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips had surgery on July 11 to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and is expected to miss a total of six to eight weeks. It appears now, that the six-week time frame is more likely, meaning late August for his return. In addition, first baseman Joey Votto is also on schedule to return from his strained left quadriceps in time for...
Via MLB Injury News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Devin Mesoraco the Reds' catcher long term?

Devin Mesoraco has risen among catchers like a rocket this season. He has certainly made a lot of fantasy players happy (including this one) with his sixteen homers in only 244 plate appearances. His .406 wOBA is outstanding and he was an All Star this season. That's pretty heady stuff. But, of course, there are two sides of catching. There is the offensive side, which Mesoraco...
Via The Flagrant Fan
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Rookies of the Year thus far

With the season being two-thirds completed, it is time to begin looking into the award races. Major League baseball is stocked full of young talent, so winning the coveted Rookie of the Year award is a great accolade for a promising young player to have. Past winners include the likes of Albert Pujols, Ryan Braun, Mike Trout, and Bryce Harper. So who gets the hardware this Season...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Who has been hot in the Cincinnati Reds system over the last week?

Let’s take a look at the guys who have been performing extremely well over the last week. The Hitters Argenis Aldazoro | .444/.476/.667 | 21 PA, 2B, HR, 3 steals, 5 runs, 4 RBI The Billings Mustangs have several players on the list this week and Aldazoro was a part of the group that scored 39 runs over a three game stretch during the weekend. He hit an impressive .444 and added...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Four names the Reds may be interested in near trade deadline

If it wasn't already clear before the trip to New York, the Reds are definitely in need of a shot in the arm or two if they want to make a run for the postseason.Unexpected injuries to key players have absolutely decimated the roster and have forced the healthy players still left to adjust accordingly. As we saw on Sunday when a routine popup dropped in for a walk-off single...
Via Redlegs Review
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds interested in acquiring Marlon Byrd

The Cincinnati Reds have been dealing with major injury issues this season, and they are trying to figure out a way to stay in playoff contention down the stretch this season. According to a report from Jim Salisbury, the Reds are interested in acquiring veteran outfielder Marlon Byrd from the Philadelphia Phillies. Byrd has a four team no-trade clause, but the Reds are not one...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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