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10 facts about the Astros series

  Cincinnati (83-55) continues its 9-game homestand by hosting the woeful Houston Astros (42-95) to Great American Ball Park this weekend. The tale of the tape couldn't be more different for these National League Central clubs in 2012. The Astros limp into the Queen City with the worst record in Major League Baseball and are undoubtedly counting down the days until...
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September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Hamilton among four Reds farmhands to crack revised Top 100 Prospects list

The conclusion of the Minor League regular season presented a great chance for the folks over at MLB.com to reevaluate their prospect rankings published earlier in the year. And that's precisely what they did on Thursday as they released their updated rankings for all 30 teams, including the Reds. Not surprisingly, single-season stolen base record holder Billy Hamilton...
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September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Didi Gregorius twists, turns and snares a liner

Your browser does not support iframes.     Meet Didi Gregorius. The 22-year old infielder made his MLB debut with the Reds on Wednesday, and thanks to this fantastic catch shown above, didn't disappoint.   Known mostly for his glove, the left-handed hitting and right-handed throwing youngster managed to put up some respectable numbers in the minors this year...
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September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Do the Reds boast the best bullpen in the National League?

Who has the best late-inning relief core in the National League? Well, according to ESPN's Jim Bowden that title belongs to the Redlegs. They top the list in Bowden's recent piece entitled "Ranking contenders' late-inning relievers". And here's a very small excerpt of what the former Reds executive had to say about the backend of the Cincy bullpen in...
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September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

MINOR details: 2012 recap edition - AA Pensacola Blue Wahoos

All of the Reds minor league organizations are through with baseball for this season except for Billings (1 regular season game left) and Bakersfield (starting the playoffs on Saturday) so it's time to start recapping each team's season. Statistical leaders were chosen among those who played significant time. It's not limited to a certain number of ABs or IPs, really...
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September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds using arms to surge into October

Latos gives the Reds a solid 1-2 punch with Johnny Cueto anchoring the rotation Paul Swydan of ESPN Insider and FanGraphs recently highlighted four teams "surging toward the playoffs". One of those teams featured in his column included the NL-Central leading Redlegs, who currently enjoy the largest division lead in Major League Baseball. Here is what Swydan had...
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September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Fox Sports Ohio adds two Reds games

Have you ever heard of addition by subtraction? That's the best way to describe the reshuffling of FOX Sports Ohio's broadcast schedule of remaining Reds games. The network has decided to drop one game in favor of adding two that were previously not scheduled to be televised. Here are the details. The September 22nd game against the Los Angeles Dodgers game recently...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Selsky, Langfield named Reds Minor League Players of the Month

  Press release from the Reds... CINCINNATI - Class A Bakersfield OF Steve Selsky and Rookie Billings RHP Dan Langfield have been named the Cincinnati Reds' Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for August. Selsky, 23, in 28 games with Bakersfield last month led all Reds farmhands in batting average (.380) and hits (41). He also ranked among the California...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies spoil Votto's return, 6-2

So we lost. We got Joey back - that's what matters. Wednesday’s game will go down as a disappointing, 6-2 loss at the hands of the Phillies, but what this day will really be remembered for is the return of one Joey Votto.  Votto appeared as though he’d never been gone, stroking a single in his very first at-bat back and Reds fans rejoiced....
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

MINOR details: 2012 recap edition - AAA Louisville Bats

All of the Reds minor league organizations are through with baseball for this season except for Billings (2 regular season games left) and Bakersfield (starting the playoffs on Saturday) so it's time to start recapping each team's season. Statistical leaders were chosen among those who played significant time. It's not limited to a certain number of ABs or IPs, really...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

MINOR details 9/4/12: Mustangs lose, still battling for playoff spot

The regular season has come to a close for Triple-A Louisville, Double-A Pensacola, High-A Bakersfield, Low-A Dayton, and the rookie AZL Reds. Rookie level Billings will play through Thursday, September 6th. The Bakersfield Blaze made the playoffs and have their first game this weekend. They'll play their first game at home on Saturday, September 8th at 7:05pm local time...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Schoenfield: Chapman not a legitmate Cy Young candidate

I'm usually one to agree with what ESPN.com's David Schoenfield has to say. The longtime baseball writer is full of insightful opinions and thoughts, however, I have to respectfully disagree with his most recent argument. In this post published Tuesday afternoon, Schoenfield argues that Reds closer Aroldis Chapman shouldn't be considered a legitimate Cy Young...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Bruuuuuuuuuuce to the Rescue

The Cincinnati Reds faced off at home against the Phillies on Tuesday night, a team that the Reds seem to struggle against year in and year out. Anytime the guys face the Phils, there always seems to be something going wrong. It appeared that was going to be the case again tonight as the Phillies, Kyle Kendrick, was rolling right along getting batters out left and right. It was...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Frazier earns Rookie of the Month honors

Another award for a Red today. Here's the press release from MLB... Cincinnati Reds infielder Todd Frazier has been voted National League Rookie of the Month for August. Frazier becomes the fifth Reds player to win the award, joining Adam Dunn (August 2001), Austin Kearns (May 2002), Josh Hamilton (April 2007) and Joey Votto (September 2008). In 30 contests...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Chapman named Delivery Man of the Month for August

  Press release from MLB... Aroldis Chapman of the Cincinnati Reds has been selected as the winner of the Major League Baseball Delivery Man of the Month Award for August, it was announced today. This Major League Baseball award recognizes the most outstanding relief pitcher during each month of the regular season as voted on by a panel from Major League Baseball. ...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

MINOR details 9/3/12: Blaze win season finale in preparation for postseason

Yesterday was the last game of the regular season for Triple-A Louisville, Double-A Pensacola, High-A Bakersfield, and Low-A Dayton. Rookie level Billings will play through Thursday, September 6th. The AZL Reds played their last game last week. The Bakersfield Blaze made the playoffs and have their first game this weekend. They'll play their first game at home on Saturday...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds fans rejoice! Joey Votto is back

No. 19 is back and eager to pitch in After spending six weeks and one day on the disabled list with a knee injury, Joey Votto will make his triumphant return to the Reds on Tuesday as they face the Philadelphia Phillies at GABP. Whether or not he plays remains to be seen, but it's a guarantee that he will at least be in uniform and in the dugout. Votto originally suffered...
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September 04, 2012  |  1 Comment

Phillies double up the Redlegs, 4-2

Johnny Cueto's bid to become the majors' first 18-game winner fell short on Monday as the Reds (82-54) were edged out by the Philadelphia Phillies (65-70), 4-2. Jimmy Rollins smacked a 3-run homer in the fifth that proved to be all the visitors needed on a soggy Labor Day in Cincinnati. Despite the loss, Dusty Baker's club still enjoys the largest division...
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September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

A list of promotions for the homestand

    As a wise girl from Kansas once said, "there's no place like home". The Reds must be thinking this same exact thing as they return home after playing 10 out of their last 13 games on the road. And aside from the players, the fans must be eager to see their first place team in action as well. Cincinnati will kick-off a 9-game homestand when they do battle...
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September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

A roster full of the best names in Reds franchise history

Happy Labor Day everyone! I hope your extended weekend is going great. One of the perks of having the oldest franchise in professional sports is the long list of unusual names that have played for the team. Throughout it's 143-year history, the Cincinnati Reds have accumulated a who's-who of outrageous player names. And for your viewing and reading pleasure, I'...
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September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

8th Inning Barrage Gives Reds Win Over Astros

Reds veteren Bronson Arroyo gave a solid effort Sunday afternoon, pitching 6 innings of 3 hit, 6 strikeout baseball. But a stagnant Reds offense wasn't able to catch up until late in the game.  By then, the Reds were down 8 to zip going into the eight inning, but a rare Drew Stubbs walk, followed by a Brandon Phillips single put two on for Bruce to hit a massive game changing...
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September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Baseball card of the day: Bronson Arroyo

2012 Topps Heritage #039 Bronson Arroyo will take the mound today in search of his 12th victory of 2012. He has won 14 or more games in a season on five other occasions and barring injury or bad luck, should get to that point again by year's end. The 35-year old veteran is on pace to eclipse the 200-inning mark for the seventh time in the last eight years -- he currently...
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September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds All-Decade Team (2000's)

If you're a Cincinnati Reds fan you know the future of the franchise is very bright. The next several years should bring us all plenty of great Redlegs memories and victories. However, I think it'd be fun to take a look back at some of the past years to remember some of the best players from the 2000-2009 Reds teams. I've taken the liberty to build a...
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September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds fall to Astros with an error in the ninth

Bailey may feel like the victim of tonight's game. Homer Bailey pitches well in and against Houston, and tonight was no exception despite the fact that the Reds managed to lose to the worst team in baseball, 2-1. He allowed only three hits and one run through his eight inning outing. Securing the win in the bottom of the ninth on an error, the Astros improved their...
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September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds will see fresh faces with September call-ups

Now we know who the Reds will call up to fill out the expanded September rosters. As of now there will be seven players who will get the call. Some of them are familiar names to Cincinnati fans, while others will be making their debuts for the Redlegs. The Big "O" Logan Ondrusek will be coming back on September 1. You'll remember he was unlucky...
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September 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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