REDS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Stephenson still working to crack delivery code

The Reds' coaching staff has worked hard to help Robert Stephenson get on top of his delivery and create more of a downward plane with his fastball. But on Thursday against the Marlins, a majority of the rookie starter's fastballs seemed up -- way up.
Via Reds.com
9 hours ago

Walks will haunt. Reds walk everyone, lose to Marlins 4-1

This second half of the season sure has been cough cough oh god something’s stuck in my throat. The Joe Walk Nuxhall Memorial Walk Honorary Star Walk of the Game It’s South Beach. Screw the post-game interview and go out. Honorable Mentions are due to: Eugenio Suarez, who singled thrice and scored from #2 spot in the lineup (which is a pristine spot for him to be); Joey Votto...
Via Red Reporter
11 hours ago

Peraza struggling as Cozart's fill-in at SS

Originally a shortstop, Jose Peraza has played there plenty this season when Cozart was out periodically with a sore right quadriceps. But he didn't fare well during Wednesday's 9-5 loss to the Yankees.
Via Reds.com
14 hours ago

What if Jose Peraza doesn’t get better?

He’s kind of an indispensable part of this here rebuild, isn’t he? The Reds have had a Plan for a good long while now. They started selling off major pieces before the 2015 season, if you can remember back that far. They have turned over pretty much the entire roster. Of the 45 different fellas to suit up for the Reds during the 2014 season, only seven remain with the organization...
Via Red Reporter
18 hours ago

Cincinnati Reds Trade Rumors - Deadline just four days away

Maybe they’re just trading rumors for one another. The trade deadline is now four days away, and while there are several rumors regarding former members of the Cincinnati Reds perhaps being on the move - or having already moved, in Todd Frazier’s case - the news surrounding the current roster seems to have taken Ambien. Drew Storen is sporting a 3.12 ERA, 8.3 K/9, and 1.22 WHIP...
Via Red Reporter
18 hours ago

Dilson Herrera To Undergo Shoulder Surgery

Reds infielder Dilson Herrera will undergo surgery to remove bone spurs from his right shoulder, as C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports on Twitter. The procedure is expected to bring Herrera’s season to an end, per MLB.com’s Mark Sheldon (via Twitter). Herrera has tasted the majors previously, during his time with the Mets, but has spent his entire tenure in...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
1 day ago

Reds hope Cozart's quad not long-term setback

As expected after aggravating a sore right quadriceps running the bases on Tuesday vs. the Yankees, Reds shortstop Zack Cozart was getting treatment in the training room Wednesday morning.
Via Reds.com
1 day ago

WATCH: Vince Carter throws out first pitch for 'SagerStrong Night'

On Friday night, the Daytona Tortugas of the Cincinnati Reds minor league system celebrated the life and times of the late-great Craig Sager, who passed away back in December after a lengthy battle with cancer.The event itself was dubbed “SagerStrong Night,” and current Sacramento Kings guard Vince Carter was on hand to throw out the first pitch. Like a lot of his fellow NBA...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds: year of the long ball

The 2017 MLB season is promising to be a record year for home runs. Even the cellar dwelling Cincinnati Reds have contributed to the trend. The Reds like other teams are having a ball hitting the ball. In a season where they have consistently underwhelmed in several ways. Reds first baseman Joey Votto is tied for fourth place among MLB home run leaders this season. With 26 homers...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Stras, McCullers look to rebound; Eduardo Rodríguez returns

Greetings on this baseball Monday! We open up the work week with a pair of aces in isolation as well as a really nice secondary duel on national television. Check ’em out! Aces in Isolation RHP Stephen Strasburg (WAS) versus Cincinnati RHP Scott FeldmanStrasburg took a line drive off the hip in his final start of the first half against the Braves, and was forced from the game in...
Via The Sports Post
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Votto makes good on All-Star donkey promise to Zack Cozart

Some time during the months-long period of MLB All-Star voting, Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto announced that if shortstop Zack Cozart was named to his first All-Star team, Votto would buy him a horse.Well sure enough, Cozart—who is having a breakout year, hitting .311/.389/.538 was voted to start the game, meaning Votto had to pay up.And sure enough, when Cozart took...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Singer laughs in the middle of Canadian National Anthem at MLB All-Star Game

For the second year in a row, the Canadian National Anthem has generated buzz at the MLB All-Star Game. And for the second year in a row, it’s not exactly positive buzz.After a singer amended the words to the anthem to say “All Lives Matter” last year, Canadian singer Jocelyn Alice appeared to laugh in the middle of the anthem. The rest of the anthem was a bit of a mess, too...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds pitcher Brandon Finnegan tore his labrum while jumping from a boat

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Brandon Finnegan had surgery on Friday to repair a torn labrum in his non-throwing shoulder. Reds manager Bryan Price then revealed how the injury occurred in the first place. Finnegan slipped while jumping from a boat to the dock. Yes, Finnegan tore his labrum while trying to jump from a boat to a dock. The Reds have had so many injuries this season...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Finnegan has surgery after tearing labrum in away-from-field fall

The Cincinnati Reds are stumbling their way through a 37-48 campaign that has them currently dead last in the NL Central, and now they have an unfortunate non-baseball injury to add to their list of woes.MLB.com’s Mark Sheldon says Friday that Reds lefty Brandon Finnegan had surgery to repair a torn right labrum he suffered in a fall away from the field. The 24-year-old Finnegan...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter Greene reportedly gets record bonus from Reds

Hunter Greene and the Cincinnati Reds reportedly beat Friday’s deadline by agreeing to a deal which will help the No. 2 overall pick begin his professional baseball career.Friday was the deadline for teams to sign their draft picks, and the Reds and Greene had not come to a deal because the high schooler was believed to be seeking record money. He apparently got it.The Cincinnati...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds: injuries are holding back Mesoraco

Injuries are wreaking havoc on Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco this season. Leaving the Reds to manage without him and his future with the team in the balance. Yesterday Mesoraco was placed on the ten day disabled list due to a shoulder strain. In the same shoulder that left him benched for much of last year. This injury though comes at a reasonable time for the Reds. If...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Votto explains decision to skip Home Run Derby

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto will not take part in the Home Run Derby, and unsurprisingly, one of baseball’s most cerebral players has an elaborate explanation as to why.Votto admitted Sunday that he’d been offered the chance to participate, but said no for several reasons — namely injury avoidance and the unnatural nature of the contest. Votto isn’t your stereotypical...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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