CINCINNATI REDS NEWS

Reds going with an eight-man bullpen

  The Reds bench may be a little thin in the upcoming days, but manager Bryan Price isn't too worried about it. Price and the Reds opted to move Jason Marquis to the bullpen and in doing so, the team now has eight arms out there. “I feel a lot better about having eight guys in the bullpen than I concern myself with having four guys on the bench,” Price told the Cincinnati Enquirer...
Via Fox Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

New video board coming to Great American Ball Park

  The fan experience at Great American Ball Park is getting just a bit better as the Cincinnati Reds plan to add a new video board prior to this year's All-Star Game. According to Reds.com, “the new Daktronics LED screen will measure 90 feet by 30 feet. About 7,500 seats with limited or obstructed views of the existing scoreboard will benefit from the new video display.” The...
Via Fox Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reds Minor League Game Review – 5/29/15

Louisville lost 1-0. Box Score Eugenio Suarez went 1-3. Josh Smith allowed a run in 7 innings with 2 walks and 4 strikeouts. Sam LeCure threw a perfect inning. Game Notes A baseball game was scheduled on Friday night in Pawtucket but a pitchers duel broke out. Brian Johnson of the Red Sox took a perfect through six innings before handing the game over to the bullpen. The bullpen...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Strasburg leaves after 16 pitches, Reds beat Nationals 5-2

CINCINNATI (AP) Washington's Stephen Strasburg left after only 16 pitches, and Zack Cozart had three hits as the Cincinnati Reds rallied against the Nationals' bullpen for a 5-2 victory on Friday night. The Reds took advantage of Strasburg's quick exit to win for only the second time in 12 games. Strasburg gave up a solo homer in the first inning by Joey Votto -his first since April...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three run sixth leads Reds over Nats 5-2

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Washington's Stephen Strasburg left after only 16 pitches, and Zack Cozart had three hits as the Cincinnati Reds rallied against the Nationals' bullpen for a 5-2 victory on Friday night. The Reds took advantage of Strasburg's quick exit to win for only the second time in 12 games. Strasburg gave up a solo homer in the first inning by Joey Votto --his first since...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reds move Jason Marquis into bullpen, Cueto still not ready

CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds have moved struggling starter Jason Marquis to the bullpen, leaving them with three rookies in the starting rotation for now. Marquis signed with the Reds in the offseason, continuing his comeback from Tommy John surgery. He went 3-4 with a 6.46 ERA in nine starts, prompting manager Bryan Price to rearrange his rotation for a series against the Washington...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reds interested in the top two international free agents this year

Yesterday at MLB.com Jesse Sanchez updated the 2015-2016 Intentional Free Agent rankings. At the top of the list are Cuban outfielder Eddy Julio Martinez, Cuban pitcher Yadier Alvarez and Bahaman shortstop Lucius Fox. Within the article, Sanchez links the Cincinnati Reds to both Eddy Julio Martinez and Lucious Fox, who rank 1st and 3rd according to Sanchez. The good news is that...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Two new mock drafts set up draft week excitement

The Major League Baseball draft kicks off in six days. Yesterday Kiley McDaniel at Fangraphs and Keith Law at ESPN both released their latest mock drafts as we enter the final week. One brings a new name into the fold and the other brings back a name linked early on to the organization. Kiley McDaniel updated his mock draft at Fangraphs yesterday and he doesn’t see it playing...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can Zack Cozart Keep This Up?

Zack Cozart made his MLB debut with the Reds in 2011, with an extremely short big league stint followed up by three uninspiring offensive seasons. In his three full seasons Cozart was mostly a defense-first shortstop, with his wRC+ of 83 in 2012. It bottomed out in 2014 when Cozart was the worst qualified hitter in baseball according to FanGraphs’ leaderboard. But 2015 so far...
Via Baseball Essential
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

DeSclafani, Reds face struggling Strasburg

Stephen Strasburg isn't reporting any physical issues anymore, which is no doubt making his struggles all the more frustrating. The Cincinnati Reds finally ended their lengthy losing streak this week only to have another frustrating defeat result in a team meeting. The Reds look to add to Strasburg's woes in the opener of a three-game series against the visiting Washington Nationals...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reds Minor League Game Review – 5/28/15

Louisville had the day off. Pensacola lost 4-2. Box Score Marquez Smith went 1-3 with a walk. Seth Mejias-Brean went 1-4 with an RBI. Cam Maron went 1-2 with 2 walks and a run. Beau Amaral went 2-4 with a steal. Tim Adleman allowed 2 earned (4 total) in 6 innings with 5 walks and 6 strikeouts. Zack Weiss threw a perfect inning. Kyle McMyne threw a shutout inning. Game Notes Pensacola...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds Prospect Hot List: Week 7

Last week was a big week for more than a few hitters, and several pitchers were strong as well. Let’s take a look at who performed the best over the last week in the Cincinnati Reds minor leagues system. The Hitters Zach Vincej | Pensacola Blue Wahoos No hitter had a better week than Zach Vincej did. The shortstop hit .444/.500/.833 last week over 20 plate appearances. He had...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds Draft Preview: Part 5

Coverage for the 2015 draft continues today as we preview the final group of players that are in the range for where the Cincinnati Reds will be drafting with their first pick. The outfield group has a nice array of both college and high schoolers. For looks at other groups: Right Handed Pitchers, Left Handed Pitchers and Infielders. You can also read the opening piece that looked...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Billy Hamilton ... golfer?

Billy Hamilton is best known for his blazing speed. The Reds center fielder is possibly the fastest player in baseball and is often seen using his blazing speed to wreak havoc on the bases or tracking down balls in the outfield.Well as it turn out, those aren't his only skills. Apparently Hamilton is also a golfer, or at least he pretends to be one during batting practice.Photo...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds rumors: What to do with Johnny Cueto

As it sits now, the MLB trade deadline is two months away and the Cincinnati Reds have one huge decision to make. What should they do with star pitcher Johnny Cueto? Cueto is in the final year of his contract and will be looking for quite the significant pay raise this offseason. Cueto wants to be paid like the ace that he is and it’s well deserved. The Reds do not have the best...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Billy Hamilton: Time to stop hitting left handed?

Today marks a bit of a change for the site. It’s still going to cover the minor leagues on a daily basis, and nothing from that standpoint is going to change. What will change is that once or twice a week I will also be adding in some thoughts on the big league club. The 2015 season has gotten off to a very rough start for Billy Hamilton at the plate. The switch hitter is batting...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reds not ruling out Cueto for Sunday

  After getting some good news – a clean MRI – on Tuesday, and playing catch on Wednesday, Johnny Cueto could return to the Reds rotation as early as Sunday. “We'll make a decision on Sunday,” Reds manager Bryan Price told the Cincinnati Enquirer. “Jason [Marquis] a little banged up. Nothing he can't pitch with, but he's banged up as well.” Cueto missed his last start...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds Minor League Game Review – 5/27/15

Louisville won 10-2. Box Score Hernan Iribarren went 1-4 with a walk, double, RBI and a run. Ivan De Jesus went 2-4 with a walk, RBI and 2 runs. Eugenio Suarez went 0-1 with 3 walks and 2 runs. Yorman Rodriguez went 2-4 with a run and 2 RBI. Chris Dominguez went 1-4 with a home run (4) and 3 RBI. Chris Berset went 1-4 with 2 RBI. Jose Constanza went 2-4 with a run. Donovan Hand...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Reds Scout Who Nearly Landed Derek Jeter To Go With Barry Larkin

      You’ve probably never heard of Reds’ scout Gene Bennett, but he nearly had the team draft two MLB Hall of Fame shortstops in seven years. Bennett, who is from Portsmouth, Ohio, was on the trail of Barry Larkin as a high school player and eventually talked the team into drafting the future HOFer. What you might not know is how the Reds would’ve also landed Derek Jeter...
Via Busted Coverage
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yorman Rodriguez heats up, but needs more adjustments

The 2014 season was a breakout one for Yorman Rodriguez, sort of. His break out was hidden by a flat out terrible May where he hit .139/.184/.208. He started the month on the disabled list with an oblique strain and when he came back, he struggled mightily for a few weeks. Outside of May, the 21-year-old (at the time) hit .286/.358/.423 with 43 walks and 91 strikeouts. The real...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Turf toe sidelines Phillips

  For the second time this season, Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips is missing time because of turf toe. "I think he aggravated it in Cleveland [on Saturday] a little bit," Reds manager Bryan Price told Reds.com. "Until you see it on the field, you're not going to hear much about it from Brandon. He's not going to alert anyone about it. He just plans to go out there and play...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds Minor League Game Review – 5/26/15

Louisville won 4-3. Box Score Yorman Rodriguez went 1-4 with a triple and a run. Ivan De Jesus went 2-3 with an RBI. Eugenio Suarez went 1-3 with a walk and 2 runs. Chris Dominguez went 1-4 with a run. Ramon Cabrera went 3-3 with 3 RBI. Jose De La Torre threw 2 hitless innings with 2 walks and a strikeout. Pedro Villarreal threw a perfect inning with a strikeout. Nate Adcock threw...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential Landing Spots For Johnny Cueto

Where will Johnny Cueto be pitching come the trade deadline? The Cincinnati Reds received some good news today (May 26th) when their ace and perennial Cy Young candidate, Johnny Cueto‘s MRI showed that he has no structural damage to his elbow but there is some minor inflammation. Cueto will miss a start, maybe two but nothing more. Cueto has made 9 starts going 3-4 with an ERA...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds' Johnny Cueto suffering elbow inflammation, will miss start

  Cincinnati Reds starter Johnny will miss at least one more start after an MRI found inflammation in his pitching elbow. Results on Tuesday showed no major damage in the right elbow. Cueto, who won 20 games last season, had to skip a scheduled start over the weekend because of stiffness. Manager Bryan Price says Cueto will throw in the next few days and see how the elbow feels...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MRI finds inflammation in Cueto's elbow but no major problem

CINCINNATI (AP) Cincinnati Reds starter Johnny will miss at least one more start after an MRI found inflammation in his pitching elbow. Results on Tuesday showed no major damage in the right elbow. Cueto, who won 20 games last season, had to skip a scheduled start over the weekend because of stiffness. Manager Bryan Price says Cueto will throw in the next few days and see how the...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss
Reds News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Lightning reach Stanley Cup Final with Game 7 win

Devon Still's daughter has complications with transplant

$70M Reebok deal is bad for UFC fighters

If the Warriors win the title, the parade will be for Oakland

Peterson is wrong (sorta): NFL players have great power

Dwight Howard suspended for first game of 2015-16 season

Four QBs set to take step back in 2015

Spelling Bee co-champ wears LeBron jersey under shirt

Top 10 stories from 2015 NBA Playoffs

Rangers-Lightning Game 7 preview

The can't-miss Prince Fielder

Chip Kelly: Tebow is a quarterback

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.