LATEST STORIES FROM REDLEGS REVIEW

Five Christmas gifts the Reds hope to receive in 2013

Merry Christmas, everyone! I trust that you all are enjoying this wonderful season by spending time with your respective loved ones. Since this is the time of year for giving and receiving, I thought it would be noteworthy to whip up a handful of "gifts" the Reds are hoping to receive in 2013. Here goes nothing... 1) Production out of the leadoff spot! + Cincinnati...
Via Redlegs Review
December 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Remembering the playing career of late Reds utilityman Ryan Freel

The Reds family was hit with some tragic news on Saturday night as it was learned that former utilityman Ryan Freel had died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The news was received with great sadness and surprise among Reds nation. However, he leaves behind a plethora of exciting moments and memories that brought joy to the fans who witnessed him play. Freel played...
Via Redlegs Review
December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Bryan Price: Is he the best pitching coach in the major leagues?

David Schoenfield, who runs the SweetSpot blog over at ESPN.com, recently penned a great article featuring Reds pitching coach Bryan Price. Schoenfield gives an in-depth background on how Price ended up with Cincinnati as well as a synopsis of his successful track record. Schoenfield even goes as far as saying that Price would be the first guy he would call to run a pitching staff...
Via Redlegs Review
December 23, 2012  |  Discuss
REST IN PEACE

Report: Ryan Freel commits suicide

Former MLB player Ryan Freel, who is most strongly known for his stint with the Cincinnati Reds, reportedly committed suicide.

Via Redlegs Review
December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds sign 7-foot pitcher from Netherlands

Move over, Logan Ondrusek, you are no longer the tallest pitcher in the Cincinnati organization. The Reds have reportedly signed 7-foot-1 right-hander Loek van Mil, according to Baseball America editor Matt Eddy. The 28-year old native of the Netherlands finished the 2012 campaign pitching with the Triple-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians. Mill split time in the minor...
Via Redlegs Review
December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Hanigan talks baseball

by: Parker Perry @ParkerPerry_ It's a few days old, but as genius of interview that you will read in this 2012-2013 off-season. Ryan Hanigan spoke with Fan Graph writer/expert David Laurila on various topics that will have every Reds fan's undivided attention. Hanigan recently addressed a number of subjects, including where he hits in the batting order, who has...
Via Redlegs Review
December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

The Cincinnati Reds look to continue to spend

 (Red money, you get it?)  by: Parker Perry @ParkerPerry_ The Cincinnati Reds are reported to be in discussions with Mike Gonzalez. Which is fine. If the Reds feel that they have a void that can not be filled in house they should go out and fill it. In a year that Cincinnati is clearly going all out in search for a championship, it is essential that they leave no stone...
Via Redlegs Review
December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Gonzalez fielding bids from two teams

by: Parker Perry @ParkerPerry_ Left handed reliever Mike Gonzalez is down to two teams, according to Jim Bowden  [via MLB Trade Rumors] The Washington Nationals and Cincinnati Reds are the finalist for the solid reliever whose agent is Scott Boras. Gonzalez pitched for the Nationals last year. He posted a 3.03 ERA last season, but tailed off in September. Quite Frankly...
Via Redlegs Review
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

A Reds fan's Christmas wish list

by: Dan Howard Staff Writer Notes from someone about to overdose on the song, "Grown-Up Christmas List"! First of all, Merry Christmas from my family to yours. May God’s riches blessings be upon you during 2013. As a Reds fan, I would like to share my wishes for the upcoming season… 1) With Cincinnati’s close proximity to Kentucky, Shin-Soo Choo, should change...
Via Redlegs Review
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Brandon Phillips might just be the Santa Claus of baseball

Brandon Phillips may not hail from the North Pole, nor does he boast a sleigh, by the Cincinnati Reds second basemen sure is giving Santa Claus a run for his money this holiday season. The fan-friendly Phillips has been handing out holiday cheer through the use of Twitter. On Wednesday, the 31-year old gave away $300 gift cards to Foot Locker to the first four followers who correctly...
Via Redlegs Review
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Retirement decision from Scott Rolen next expected until after Christmas

It appears Scott Rolen's retirement decision will not likely come until after Christmas, according to this nugget from John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer. “We’re going to let that rest until after the Christmas,” GM Walt Jocketty told Fay on Thursday.Jocketty was originally quoted in saying that he expected the Reds to "know something in the next week to 10 days"...
Via Redlegs Review
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Rounding up some Reds links from around the wide world web

While many people are scrambling to finish their Christmas shopping right about now, we here at Redlegs Review are scrambling to come up with some relevant Reds material. Times are currently slow and uneventful around the MLB landscape, but that doesn't mean there isn't any chatter about baseball, and more specifically, the Reds. I have scoured the vast virtual surface...
Via Redlegs Review
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Projecting the salaries of arbitration-eligible Reds players

Let's talk about money, shall we? Namely, how much cash the Reds are projected to shell out to their arbitration-eligible players for the 2013 season. But first, what exactly is salary arbitration and how does it work? Baseball Prospectus helps shed some light to those questions with a brief crash course: In mid-January, each side to the dispute submits a salary figure to...
Via Redlegs Review
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Are the Reds interested in Freddy Garcia?

The Reds are already projected to have a pretty solid rotation in 2013, but might they be looking to add some depth? According to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, the Redlegs are among three teams to have allegedly checked in on veteran right-handed pitcher Freddy Garcia. The Minnesota Twins and Colorado Rockies are the other two teams. The 36-year old has played for five different...
Via Redlegs Review
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Moving Mike Leake to bullpen could be best for all

The plan to transition Cuban phenom Aroldis Chapman from reliever to starter is one widely welcomed by Reds fans. In fact, it is probably a move that is being secretly lauded by current Reds players as well. However, there may one guy in particular who isn't so thrilled by the team's decision. And that guy is right-hander Mike Leake. This is because Chapman's new...
Via Redlegs Review
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Where do the Reds stand in the latest World Series odds?

Are you curious to know how the oddsmakers in Las Vegas view Cincinnati's (and others) World Series chances? Of course, you do and you are in luck! Below you will find an updated list of the current World Series odds for every MLB team, courtesy of BOVADA. The team at the top may or may not surprise you. Toronto Blue Jays - 8/1 Los Angeles Angels - 17/2 Los Angeles Dodgers...
Via Redlegs Review
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Heisey will play a big role in 2013

by: Parker Perry @ParkerPerry_ The Blog Red Machine posted an article Monday explaining that a Reds' outfielder has once again been put in a tough spot as the fourth outfielder in 2013. It argued that Chris Heisey is on the baseball God's bad side, as he continues to be put on the back burner as a Cincinnati Red. And though Heisey is definitely the fourth option...
Via Redlegs Review
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Top 10 gift ideas for Reds fans

Believe it or not, Christmas Day is just one mere week away, folks. That means the holiday shopping rush/crunch is about to kick into full gear, but don't panic. Here's some holiday gift ideas you may want to consider, courtesy of the Reds: 1. Chapman Pick-6 Plan - Guarantee the Aroldis Chapman Bobblehead when you buy this six game ticket plan that includes the Saturday...
Via Redlegs Review
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

An interview with Reds prospect Ryan Wright

Ryan Wright is a rising prospect in the Reds organization. MLB.com currently ranks him as the team's9th-best prospect in the farm system. Cincinnati originally acquired Wright when they selected him in the fifth round of the 2011 MLB Amateur Draft. The second basemen spent the bulk of the past season at Single-A Dayton where he appeared in 102 games and posted a .285/.343...
Via Redlegs Review
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

ESPN writer ranks Reds second

The Reds finished the 2012 regular season with the second-best record in baseball. That is pretty good in and of itself. Some would even argue that they have upgraded their roster since then through various free agent signings and a 3-team trade. Naturally, industry experts have taken notice and are placing the reigning National League Central champs in high regard for 2013 -- namely...
Via Redlegs Review
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

On this day in Reds history: Deals that didn't pan out

December 16th hasn't been a real good day in a historical sense for the Redlegs. They have made several notable transactions on this day, most of which didn't pan out they way I'm sure they had hoped. Here's a brief synopsis of each of those aforementioned deals: December 16, 1976 - The Reds trade Tony Perez and Will McEnaney to the Expos for Woodie Fryman and...
Via Redlegs Review
December 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Todd Frazier is now a married man

Courtesy of @JFraz14 One day, Todd Frazier will look back at 2012 and remember it as one of the most memorable years of his life. In '12, the 26-year old busted onto the Major League scene out of virtually nowhere to finish third in National League Rookie of the Year voting. Along the way he managed to save a man from choking to death, belted a home run without using his...
Via Redlegs Review
December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

A Reds all-decade team for the 1990's

Since we're currently nestled in between that terrible period between last season and next, and since there isn't much else to write about that is Reds-related, I've decided to put together a list of the best Reds players from the 1990's. I have compiled a full, 25-man roster in which I feel to be the best collection of Cincinnati players to wear the red and white...
Via Redlegs Review
December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Happy Holidays from the Reds

Your browser does not support iframes.   Joey Votto, Brandon Phillips, Jay Bruce, Mat Latos and others send their best holiday wishes to Reds Nation in this video clip. The guys certainly delivered a memorable season in 2012. Let's hope for more of the same and better in 2013!
Via Redlegs Review
December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Joey Votto bobblehead headlines 2013 promotional schedule for the Reds

One thing that attracts fans to the stadium more than anything else is winning. What's the second, you may ask? How about giveaways and promotions, because everyone enjoys free stuff and/or extra entertainment! The Reds unveiled their 2013 Promotions and Giveaways schedule on Friday, and as always, there are some great dates planned ahead. Bobbleheads, blankets, and fireworks...
Via Redlegs Review
December 14, 2012  |  Discuss
SITE INFORMATION
Redlegs Review
The most interesting Cincinnati Reds blog on the planet.
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.