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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

Leake, Reds beat Astros for fourth straight win

After a greatly needed off day on Thursday, the Reds (81-52) got back to action against the Astros (40-92) in Houston on Friday night. It was the Redlegs who prevailed 9-3. Mike Leake (W 7-8, 4.45) put together a quality start, which coupled with some potent offense, led Cincinnati to their fourth consecutive win. Houston starter Fernando Abad (L 0-2, 4.83) suffered the loss...
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September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

On this date in Reds history

Both accounts are derived from Redleg Journal: September 1st, 1954 - In a pre-game stunt, Reds GM Gabe Paul offers $25 to each Reds and Giants catcher who would attempt to catch balls dropped 575 feet from an Army helicopter hovering high above Crosley Field. An additional $100 would be awarded to the willing participant for each ball caught. Only the Giants'...
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September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Todd Frazier named one of ten top prospects finally living up to potential

More ink for Reds rookie Todd Frazier as Ben Lindbergh of Baseball Prospectus recently tabbed him as one of ten top prospects finally living up to their potential. It's probably a stretch to say that anyone around the Reds organization ever became frustrated with his development, but here's what Lindbergh had to say about him nevertheless: Frazier's greatest problem...
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August 31, 2012  |  1 Comment

MINOR details 8/30/12: Walczak throws six scoreless in Blaze shutout win

Columbus 2 Louisville 0 Bats (51-89), Last place International League West, 34.0 GB -Chad Reineke (L 5-11, 4.57) pitched 7.2 innings of two-run baseball. -SS Didi Gregorius was 2-4, with a double. Tennessee 4 Pensacola 2 Blue Wahoos (67-67, 33-32), 3rd place Southern League South, 2.5 GB -Wirfin Obispo (L 5-1, 2.35) gave up three earned runs in six innings. -SS Billy Hamilton...
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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

10 facts about the Astros series

The majors' best and worst will collide at Minute Maid Park this weekend when the Reds (80-52) pay a visit to the woeful Houston Astros (40-91). The tale of the tape couldn't be any different for the two teams during 2012. Browse through the regular season schedule of the Astros and you will likely encounter a monumental amount of the letter "L". They have...
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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss
MALACHI!

Fan creates Cincinnati Reds-themed corn maze

First off, how cool is this? What you behold here is the beautiful work of Bill Irons, a 44-year old married father of four and a devoted Reds fan, who turned his massive 12-acre corn patch into a Cincinnati Reds-themed maze. This marks the 13th consecutive year that the Lebanon, Ohio native has sculpted such a creative design into his patch of corn. Last year the theme was zoo...
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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Chapman featured on MLB Network

Your browser does not support iframes.     Aroldis Chapman was featured on MLB Network recently and it's easy to see why. The Cuban phenom has been absolutely dominant this season and figures to be right in the mix for National League Cy Young Award honors along with team,mate Johnny Cueto.   In 60 appearances, the southpaw has posted a 5-4 record, 1.27 ERA...
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August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Updated World Series and Pennant Odds

Don't look now, but there remains only five more full weeks of the MLB regular season. Some teams have put themselves in great position for a potential playoff berth while others have been theoretically eliminated for quite a while now. Nonetheless, the postseason picture is beginning to take shape and that means a lot for the folks in Vegas. Here's a quick look...
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August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

MINOR details 8/29/12: Lots of Ks. No Ws. One Joey Votto

Columbus 4 Louisville 2 Bats (51-88), Last place International League West, 34.0 GB -Pedro Villarreal (L 3-12, 4.61) gave up two earned runs in three innings. -2B Didi Gregorius drove in two runs on two hits. CF Denis Phipps doubled twice and scored twice. Blue Wahoos (67-66, 33-31), 3rd place Southern League South, 1.5 GB Pensacola was off on Wednesday and return...
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August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Quotes from the D'backs series

The Reds became the first team in the majors to win 80 games this season when they downed Arizona, 6-2, on Wednesday. The win also secured a series sweep and gives the team huge momentum heading into their weekend series in Houston. But first the NL-Central leading club will enjoy a much-deserved and much-needed off day on Thursday. Here are some notable quotes from the...
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August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

A huge collection of Reds news and notes

There has been plenty of news and notes swirling around the first-place Reds this week. Here's my attempt at organizing the chaos into one, central location. Enjoy. + The hype surrounding Todd Frazier's NL Rookie of the Year bid seems to be growing. Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com published a must-read feature piece on the New Jersey native earlier today. You can check...
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August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Hey Reds fans. Yadier Molina got crushed by Josh Harrison

Your browser does not support iframes. The Reds are in first place while the second and third-place Cardinals and Pirates are apparently trying to destroy each other, literally. Cincinnati native and current Pittsburgh Pirate plowed over Yadier Molina at the plate last night. It was a clean hit, but he was out though. Enjoy.
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August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

MINOR details 8/28/12: Joey Votto rehabs with Dragons

Columbus 2 Louisville 0 Bats (51-87), Last place International League West, 33.0 GB -Todd Redmond started and threw six shutout innings. Logan Ondrusek (L 0-1, 9.00) suffered the loss, allowing two earned runs in 1.1 innings. -SS Didi Gregorius, 3B Henry Rodriguez, and 1B Neftali Soto each had a hit and that’s all that was doing for the Bats. Blue Wahoos (67-66, 33-31)...
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August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Bowden: Call up Billy Hamilton

The month of September is just around the corner and you know what that means don't you? What I'm referring to isn't the beginning of pigskin season, nor the start of Autumn, but rather the time for MLB rosters to expand from 25-man rosters to 40. The period marks an exciting time for fans of all clubs as contenders get a shot in the arm from up-and-comers while...
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August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Cueto Dominant Against D-Backs

The Cincinnati Reds (79-52) have now leaped over the Washington Nationals for the best record in the National League with their 5-2 victory over Arizona. Johnny Cueto took the ball for the Reds and was rather dominant in his race towards the Cy Young Award. Cueto definitely bolstered his chances coming a step closer to winning the prized award picking up his 17th victory of the...
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August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Happy birthday to Sweet Lou Piniella

The last man to lead Cincinnati to a World Series title is celebrating his 69th birthday today. That man is none other than retired MLB player and manager Lou Piniella. In his first season as manager of the Reds in 1990, "Sweet Lou" led the club to a 91-71 regular season record and a sweep of the heavily-favored Oakland A's in the World Series. He would go...
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August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

MINOR details 8/27/12: Hamilton runs wild in extras as Blue Wahoos win

Bats (51-86), Last place International League West, 32.0 GB Louisville was off on Monday. They welcome the Columbus Clippers to town on Tuesday at 7:05pm local time. Pensacola 3 Mississippi 2 Blue Wahoos (67-66, 33-31), 3rd place Southern League South, 2.0 GB -Mark Serrano started and went 5.2 innings, striking out five and giving up two earned runs. Curtis Partch ...
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August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Arroyo leads Reds past Snakes, 3-2

The Reds (78-52) edged out the slumping Diamondbacks (64-65), 3-2, on Monday thanks to a do-it-all performance by Bronson Arroyo. The right-hander upped his season record to 11-7 after delivering a strong start, however his biggest contribution may have been his solo homer in the sixth, which was originally ruled a ground-rule double, but was reviewed and overturned, thus...
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August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Jay Bruce, Drew Stubbs: What kind of players are they really?

  by: Chase Fitzgerald Staff Writer I’ve seen a plethora (big word I know) of articles saying what kind of players Jay Bruce and Drew Stubbs will be and what their potential is. Well, I think I speak on behalf of the entire Reds fan base by saying I’m getting sick and tired of them. Those takes are just getting old. I’ll admit I’ve been one of the many people to...
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August 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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