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Reds activate reliever Marshall

Slowly but surely the Reds are getting healthier. They activated left-handed reliever Sean Marshall from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday and he should be available when the Reds play the Cubs in the second game of a three-game series in Chicago. The Reds optioned reliever Curtis Partch to Triple-A Louisville to make room for Marshall on the roster. Marshall's addition means...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reds hope to stay hot in Chicago, looking for fourth straight win

Wrigley Field appears to be the ideal place for the Cincinnati Reds to continue their current surge. Looking for a fourth straight victory overall, the Reds can continue their dominance in Chicago by handing the Cubs a sixth consecutive defeat Saturday. Alfredo Simon allowed a run over six innings and Ryan Ludwick had two hits as Cincinnati (7-9) won 4-1 at Chicago on Friday to extend...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reds take first from Cubs, win third straight

Of all the players on the disabled list, none is more important than Mat Latos. Losing your No. 2 starter can be a disaster. Unless you have a guy step up like Alfredo Simon has for the Reds. Simon threw his third straight quality start in Latos' stead Friday to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 before a crowd of 28,649 on a sunny, cold day at Wrigley Field. Simon, 2-1, went six-plus...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reds' Chapman cleared to throw batting practice

CHICAGO (AP) -- Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman has been cleared to throw batting practice for the first time since he was hit in the face by a line drive during an exhibition game on March 10. Chapman sustained fractures of his nose and and a bone above his left eye when hit by the drive off the bat of Kansas City's Salvador Perez. Reds manager Bryan Price said Friday...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reds' Aroldis Chapman: bullpens every three days during road trip

After that vicious line drive hit his face late in Spring Training, Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman is already on track to pitch again before long. MLB.com's Mark Sheldon reports that Chapman will throw a bullpen session on Thursday, his second since the surgery to repair the fracture that the line drive caused in Chapman's face. Sheldon says that Chapman will throw...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Votto on fire after move to two hole

CINCINNATI -- There are those who don't believe in coincidences, particularly every detective on every cop show ever produced. So is it coincidence or is it not that a shift in the Cincinnati Reds batting order has turned first baseman Joey Votto into a baseball blow torch. On Friday, Votto was batting in the No. 3 spot in the batting order, home sweet home for him for as long...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hard work brings Mesoraco a long way

CINCINNATI -- There is either a filed-away report or there was a telephone conversation involving a manager or a coach of the Dayton Dragons talking to Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty in 2008. It concerned catcher Devin Mesoraco, the team's No. 1 draft pick in 2007 when Wayne Krivsky was general manager. The message: "We made a mistake. This kid can't play...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chapman feels 'physically, mentally great'

CINCINNATI -- They gathered in the Cincinnati Reds bullpen early Monday afternoon as if somebody was passing out stacks of $100 bills. To the Reds, what was going on in the bullpen was worth about $30 million and even general manager Walt Jocketty was there among the many observers to watch Aroldis Chapman throw off a mound. How did he do? The catcher's glove always pops louder...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cozart trying to make early season struggles a thing of the past

CINCINNATI -- When it is a week into the season and you haven't had a hit, haven't even been on base, you want to walk to the plate with a blindfold in place. You don't want to see the .000 on the scoreboard and the blindfold won't hinder your hitting because, well, you have this foreboding feeling that you might never get another hit. That was the baseball life for...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lineup shakeup moves Votto to two hole

CINCINNATI -- Joey Votto will be batting in the No. 2 spot in the Reds Saturday against Tampa Bay, flipping spots with Brandon Phillips, as manager Bryan Price searches for a way to jump-start a sputtering offense. It wasn't the only switch that Price made to the lineup but it's the one that stands out the most. Votto has made 635 consecutive starts batting in the third spot...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays at Reds game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 12:30 p.m. With Matt Moore's ailing left elbow bringing uncertainty to the Tampa Bay Rays' pitching staff, the rest of the rotation is trying to ease the level of concern with its own solid outings. David Price delivered one in a series-opening win in Cincinnati, and Alex Cobb will try to do the same Saturday as the Rays go...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss

David Price outstanding as Rays take series opener from Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) -- David Price took a shutout into the ninth and Matt Joyce homered, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the slumping Reds 2-1 on Friday night for their first victory in Cincinnati. The teams have a brief and lopsided interleague history. The Reds had won eight of their nine previous games, with Tampa Bay's only win coming at Tropicana Field on June 28, 2011, on Evan...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Price pitches into 9th, Rays beat Reds 2-1

CINCINNATI (AP) -- David Price took a shutout into the ninth and Matt Joyce homered, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the slumping Reds 2-1 on Friday night for their first victory in Cincinnati. The teams have a brief and lopsided interleague history. The Reds had won eight of their nine previous games, with Tampa Bay's only win coming at Tropicana Field on June 28, 2011, on Evan...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

News good and bad regarding Reds pitchers

Friday produced good news and bad from Reds pitchers on the disabled list. After throwing off flat ground, Aroldis Chapman told reporters in Cincinnati before the game Friday afternoon he feels normal less than three weeks after taking a line drive in the face March 19 during a spring training game. The reliever is scheduled to have a bullpen session Monday and downplayed fears the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Aces square off in first game of Reds/Rays series

Sooner or later, the Cincinnati Reds figure to win a start by Johnny Cueto the way he is pitching. Doing so Friday night may not be easy given how Cincinnati hitters have fared against left-handed pitching. The Reds have a tough assignment as they face David Price for the visiting Tampa Bay Rays in a marquee mound matchup opposite Cueto to open this weekend series. Cueto (0-1, 1...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds' offense struggles during rocky start

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Reds' season has started a lot like the last one ended, with a lot of losses set up by a lot runners stranded on base. All they can do is ride it out. Cincinnati has lost all of its three series to open the season, with its lack of clutch hitting the main culprit. The Reds (3-6) have stranded 71 runners in their nine games and are batting only .214 with...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays at Reds game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. Sooner or later, the Cincinnati Reds figure to win a start by Johnny Cueto the way he is pitching. Doing so Friday night may not be easy given how Cincinnati hitters have fared against left-handed pitching. The Reds have a tough assignment as they face David Price for the visiting Tampa Bay Rays in a marquee mound matchup...
Via Fox Sports Florida
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 IBI Positional Rankings: The Right-handed Relievers

Today we move on to the right-handed relief pitchers in our annual IBI positional rankings. This is always the toughest position to project in a minor league system as most Major League relievers are failed minor league starters. As a result, most of the Indians pen prospects of the future will come from the current pool of starters they have at all levels of the system. That said...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
9 days ago  |  Discuss

What's ahead on Reds Weekly

Here's what's coming up on Reds Weekly, tonight at 6 p.m.: - The Reds have a new manager, and several new coaches. We'll get mic'ed up with Bryan Price and his staff. - Plus, speaking of new -- Reds COO Phil Castellini takes us on a tour of all the new, cool things at Great American Ballpark. - And, how will the N.L. Central look this year? Jim Day and George Grande...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds stumble in St. Louis again, lose 7-5

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jay Bruce thought he had it, until the ball glanced off his glove. He wouldn't have argued if it had been ruled an error. "Obviously, you guys know I take a lot of pride in defense, that side of the game," Bruce said after Matt Holliday's drive to the warning track eluded him for a go-ahead two-run double in the St. Louis Cardinals' 7-5 victory...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds Weekly debuts tomorrow at 6:00pm

Reds Weekly premieres tomorrow at 6:00pm on FOX Sports Ohio, with a new episode airing every Wednesday at 6:00pm. This 30-minute show, hosted by Jeff Piecoro, not only breaks down future Cincinnati Reds match-ups and recaps previous games, but it also features the best interviews, highlights, and more. In tomorrow'€™s show: ~The Reds have a new manager and several new coaches...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Latos scratched from rehab start; Broxton activated

Mat Latos will not be making his scheduled rehab start for the Triple-A Louisville Bats tonight against Columbus. No reason for the change was immediately given by the Reds. Manager Bryan Price will address the situation when he meets with the media prior to Tuesday night's game in St. Louis against the Cardinals.   The Reds also announced on Tuesday that reliever Jonathan Broxton...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds to activate Devin Mesoraco and Jonathan Broxton from DL early next week

If all goes according to plan, the Reds will have their starting catcher and fill-in closer on the roster early next week. According to John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer, Reds manager Bryan Price said today that catcher Devin Mesoraco is on track to be activated from the disabled list on Monday or Tuesday. The 25-year-old backstop suffered an oblique injury toward the end of spring...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds delayed by rain

CINCINNATI -- The start of Thursday's Reds game with the St. Louis Cardinals has been delayed. The game was scheduled to begin at 12:35 p.m. but a heavy storm system is currently in the Cincinnati area. The Reds are evaluating the forecast with the hopes of being able to play the game today. The Reds are scheduled to start a three-game series in New York against the Mets on Friday...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Afternoon rubber game for Reds, Cardinals

The Cincinnati Reds are hoping Homer Bailey's trend of improvement over the last three seasons continues into 2014, and their confidence in it happening might best be measured in the $105 million they invested in him this offseason. After signing a six-year extension in February, the right-hander makes his first start of the new season Thursday in front of a home crowd as the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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