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Price: 'The tide will turn'

As the offensively challenged Cincinnati Reds continue to slide, they're trying to remain positive amid the frustration. The Reds look to bounce back from another dismal performance at the plate and keep the Arizona Diamondbacks from securing their first road series win in a month Tuesday night. Cincinnati (52-53) recorded six hits and struck out a season-high 18 times over 15...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jay Bruce back to a familiar spot- batting second

CINCINNATI -- In his never-ending quest to find a viable lineup that can score more than three runs a game, Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price extracted what he hopes is a gem out of the pouch and not a zircon. When right fielder Jay Bruce walked into the clubhouse Monday afternoon and checked the lineup board he did a double-take. He was batting second against the Arizona Diamondbacks...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reds losing ground as Diamondbacks come to town

The longer the Cincinnati Reds' offensive slump continues, the more it threatens to derail their chances of reaching the postseason for a fourth time in five years. Cincinnati looks for just its second win in 10 games in Monday night's series opener against the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks. The Reds (52-52) are six games behind NL Central-leading Milwaukee and continue to...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No sugarcoating, excuses from Price as Reds offensive woes continue

CINCINNATI -- There was no way to for Bryan Price to sugarcoat Sunday's 4-2 loss by the Reds to the Washington Nationals, so the manager didn't try. "What it came down to is we're not scoring any runs," said Price. That pretty much says it all. It says everything about the Reds, who have lost eight of their nine games since the All-Star break. The Reds have...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds eye series win

Though their lengthy skid has ended, the Cincinnati Reds still must find a way to produce at the plate. The Reds could have a rough time ending their offensive struggles Sunday against Doug Fister and the visiting Washington Nationals. Johnny Cueto allowed four hits and struck out nine in seven innings and Brayan Pena delivered a RBI single in the fifth Saturday as Cincinnati (52...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cueto sharp as Reds blank Nationals

What's the thing where the Reds play nine innings and score more runs than the other team? Oh, right, a win. For the first time in nearly two weeks, the Reds won a baseball game, beating the Nationals 1-0 at Great American Ball Park in front of 32,999 people. After the game, Reds manager Bryan Price pointed to a bottle of champagne given to him by Rob Butcher, the team'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: July 25, 2014

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Cleveland prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. Note, rookie level Arizona was off on Friday. Justin Masterson (Columbus, SP) - 6.2 IP, 4 H, 5 R (all earned), 6 BB, 4 K, 1 WP -Masterson looked a lot more like Injured Masterson...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Everything marginal for Reds in losing streak

CINCINNATI -- The Reds were doing all kinds of things right before the All-Star break. They were the kinds of things that lead to winning eight of 11 games and feeling all warm and fuzzy about the prospects for the rest of the season. That time seems much longer than two weeks ago. Friday's 4-1 loss to Washington at Great American Ball Park, the seventh loss in a row since returning...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 days 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Price is working to get on another late season roll

Bryan Price is already a household name within baseball circles. Well, the name Bryan Price at least. When fans hear the name their thoughts would probably jump to the current manager of the Cincinnati Reds. But two hours to the northeast there’s another Bryan Price, one who is climbing the minor league ladder in search of the big time. Columbus Clippers reliever Bryan Price seems...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds try to end road woes

The Cincinnati Reds have captured all three previous series against the Milwaukee Brewers but they can't feel good about their chances of opening this one on the right foot. The Reds are mired in a six-game road losing streak and starter Mat Latos has never won at Miller Park heading into Monday night's opener of a three-game set. Cincinnati (51-47) is 7-3 against Milwaukee...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians cruise past Clippers in standings after 15-5 win

COLUMBUS, OH - Top of the first and the Indianapolis Indians went to town. A single homer blasted into left field got the Indians on the board and they were not through. A three-run homer followed by a two run big fly put the Indians atop the Clippers 6-0 going into the bottom of the first. Toru Murata made the start for the Clippers and attempted to get his first triple-a win,...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
10 days ago  |  Discuss

First-year manager Price piloting Reds through adversity with masterful moves

CINCINNATI -- That the Cincinnati Reds are hovering near the top of the National League Central standings at the All-Star break is of seismic proportions. Or, in the vernacular, "Who'da thunk it?" For most of the year, the Reds training room has been more crowded than a bar serving fifty-cent beer on a Saturday night. As former Reds manager Jack McKeon once said, "...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds Injury Update: Ramon Santiago, Jack Hannahan

The Cincinnati Reds enter the All-Star break with a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The win improved the Reds to 51-44 on the season, third in the National League Central. The Reds got home runs from Kris Negron and Todd Frazier. They were without infielder Ramon Santiago, who injured his shoulder during Saturday's 6-5 loss. #452083330 / gettyimages.comAs reported...
Via Sports Injury Alert
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds will (again) have to overcome injuries to stay in NL Central race

CINCINNATI -- The National League Central, home of three postseason teams from last season, was expected to be a tight division race this season. That was before the Milwaukee Brewers got off to the hottest start in baseball and threatened to make everyone chase second place. Things have gotten much more interesting in the past couple weeks and that was before the news that second...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Highs and lows: 'Big O' Ondrusek experiences life of a reliever

When Bryan Price first saw Logan Ondrusek, the epitome of "The Long, Tall Texan," he said to Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty, "I'll bet you at some point in time this kid is going to close games for us. Yeah, I did." There is only one 'Big O' in Cincinnati sports lore, and that's former University of Cincinnati and NBA superstar Oscar...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
19 days ago  |  Discuss

6PM Wednesday: A new Reds Weekly!

Here's what to expect on Wednesday night's new Reds Weekly: **  He's halfway through his first season as Reds manager. We'll catch up with Bryan Price and get his thoughts on his team, and the challenges he's faced as a first-year skipper. ** Plus, we'll get first half thoughts from the writers that cover the Reds on a daily basis. ** It might be the most...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor Happenings: Injuries are piling up in Indians system

In today’s early week edition of Minor Happenings, the IBI's Tony Lastoria runs down all of the injuries throughout the Indians minor league system and provides updates on the status of the players and when they might be returning to the field. He also takes a look at the recent good pitching from High-A Carolina reliever Rob Nixon, provide tons of comments from the front office...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
21 days ago  |  Discuss

With Votto heading to DL, how will Reds approach first base spot?

CINCINNATI -- The decision the Cincinnati hoped they wouldn't have to make was made Tuesday morning -- Joey Votto is resting uncomfortably on the disabled list. "They did a full work-up on Joey yesterday (Monday) and it is the same injury (strained quadriceps) that has exacerbated," said manager Bryan Price. "There is more soreness and the issue has continued....
Via Fox Sports Ohio
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce gets first crack at 1B as Votto remains sidelined

CINCINNATI -- It was 3 o'clock Monday afternoon and down on the Great American Ball Park infield Jay Bruce was absorbing a crash course on the finer points of first base. What was going on? Well, when the lineup board in the press box was checked, Bruce was listed as the Cincinnati Reds first baseman. Emergency situations call for a scramble and this one is definitely a scramble...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: July 6, 2014

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Cleveland prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. Grant Fink (3B, Lake County): 5-for-5, R, 2 2B, HR, 3 RBI. This is what I love about the day to day review of the games over the course of the minor league season. While the general...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamstring concerns sideline Chapman

CINCINNATI -- Reds closer Aroldis Chapman was not available for his normal role Sunday because of a tweaked hamstring, manager Bryan Price said after a 4-2 win against the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers. Price is hopeful the injury is a temporary issue. Jonathan Broxton came on and recorded his sixth save of the season with a 1-2-3 ninth inning to preserve the win for starter...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Interest in Votto's status remains intense

CINCINNATI -- It didn't take Sherlock Holmes with a magnifying glass saying, "Elementary, my dear Watson," to know that something was up Sunday morning in the Cincinnati Reds clubhouse. Some of the clues indicated that perhaps Joey Votto was going on the disabled list, but that was not the case. Votto was given Sunday off but he was not placed on the disabled list....
Via Fox Sports Ohio
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamilton, Simon shine as Reds down Brewers

Reds manager Bryan Price was asked before Friday's game if the Reds would keep Alfredo Simon in the rotation for the rest of the season given that Simon is quickly approaching his career-high for innings. Price said the Reds would. A couple of hours later, Simon showed why. He went 7 1/3 innings to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 before a sellout crowd of 42,120 at Great American...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds need Votto regardless of health

CINCINNATI -- Everyone wants to know what's up with Joey. Since the Reds were out of town for the last week and a half a lot of curious people finally got to ask Bryan Price that in person Friday afternoon. The Reds' manager is an understanding person but it's easy to see that the question of Votto's health and what it means to the team's lineup and offensive...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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