Quackenbush making case to join Reds roster

In seven appearances, Quackenbush has allowed no earned runs with one unearned run, five hits, three walks and 10 strikeouts.
5 hours ago

Cactus League Game 23: Diamondbacks at Reds

Amir Garrett takes the mound. Amir Garrett has absolutely been one of the most impressive arms in camp with the Cincinnati Reds this spring. After initially being overlooked in the battle for the 5th starter spot, Garrett has both opened the eyes of the evaluators in Goodyear and watched as additional rotation spots opened up due to injuries around him, and Sunday will give him yet...
Via Red Reporter
10 hours ago

Rainey among top prospect performers

Reds right-hander Tanner Rainey was among top prospect performers in Spring Training on Saturday.
1 day ago

Reed believes he should be rotation candidate

Injuries to Anthony DeSclafani and Brandon Finnegan have created extra openings in the rotation. On Saturday, left-hander Cody Reed was given a prime opportunity to showcase himself. After he pitched four innings in a 5-4 Reds win over the Giants, Reed was not shy about showing his desire to start.
1 day ago

Central Notes: Suarez, Mahle, Romano, Garrett, Kirby, Tigers

Mark Sheldon of posits that the Reds’ extension of Eugenio Suarez is a sign that the club is making an effort to keep a young core of players together for the foreseeable future, alongside potential future Hall-of-Famer Joey Votto. In the companion video, GM Dick Williams speaks highly of Suarez, particularly in regards to his defensive capabilities. “This is one of the premier...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cactus League Game 21: Brewers at Reds

I’mma guessin’ you will want to sit down and have juice box before this game gets started. The Suarez news this morning is way exciting and I hope you all are safe and responsible. Michael Lorenzen is set to begin this one for the Reds. He is still in the running for one of the open spots in the Reds’ Opening Day rotation, but he is running out of opportunities to prove that he...
Via Red Reporter
2 days ago

Reds to give out Bob Ross bobbleheads at April game

The Cincinnati Reds will conduct arguably the greatest — and perhaps the most unique — bobblehead giveaways in MLB history when the team pays tribute to iconic artist Bob Ross at an April 25 game at the Great American Ball Park against the Atlanta Braves. Details of the phenomenal evening planned, via the Reds’ official site.Join the Reds to celebrate the late Bob Ross and his iconic...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suarez agrees to 7-year, $66M deal with Reds

Third baseman Eugenio Suarez and the Cincinnati Reds have agreed to a $66 million, seven-year contract, a deal that includes a team option for 2025 that if exercised would make the deal worth $79 million over eight years.
2 days ago

Reds extend Eugenio Suarez

The Reds announced this morning that they’ve signed third baseman Eugenio Suarezto a seven-year contract extension that spans the 2018-24 seasons and contains a club option for the 2025 campaign. Suarez, an Octagon client, will reportedly be guaranteed a total of $66MM over the life of the contract, which does not include any incentives, escalators or no-trade protection.Cincinnati...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2018 Season Preview: Cincinnati Reds

Photo: John Minchillo / Associated Press Cincinnati Reds by Cam Cain 2017 Record: 68-94 (5th NL Central) 2017 Record: 68-94 (5th NL Central) Projected 2018 Lineup: All player projections for 2018 from Steamer CF Billy Hamilton, .242 AVG/.303 OBP/.345 SLG, 1.2 WAR LF Jesse Winker, .275 AVG/.358 OBP/.422 SLG, 0.9 WAR 1B Joey Votto, .295 AVG/.429 OBP/.521 SLG, 4.2 WAR 3B Eugenio Suarez...
4 days ago

Reds outright IF Dilson Herrera

Reds infielder Dilson Herrera has been outrighted to Triple-A after clearing waivers, per C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic (via Twitter). He will remain in MLB camp for the time being but obviously will not be expected to make the active roster out of camp.Circumstances have combined to change Herrera’s once-promising outlook in the Cincinnati organization. He struggled to a .264...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Votto goes off on rant about ‘winning mentality’

The Reds were abysmal last season, with a 68-94 record, and some of the team’s players are tired of losing — with slugger Joey Votto leading the charge.Votto shared some candid thoughts about the Reds failing to spend money on players in the past, specifically pointing out how the Brewers did just that and improved, while his team’s front office has not. Still, Votto didn’t rule...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Votto scoffs at 'winning mentailty'

Joey Votto is sick of losing. We know this to be true. And just last month, he would tell us all about it.“I think we’re starting to get to the point where people are starting to get tired of this stretch of ball. I think something needs to start changing and start going in a different direction. I’m going to do my part to help make that change. … I think at some point we’ll do something...
Via The Sports Post
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Shohei Ohtani crushes pitch, gets robbed by Billy Hamilton

There was a lot of talk about Shohei Ohtani’s hitting prowess, and fans saw that in Monday’s spring training game against the Reds.Ohtani absolutely destroyed a pitch during the game, with the ball headed toward the gap. Against most outfielders in the league, the ball would’ve dropped. Unfortunately for Ohtani, the speedy Billy Hamilton tracked it down and robbed him with a great...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Votto cracks great joke upon arriving at spring training

Joey Votto certainly did not lose his sense of humor over the offseason.Votto reported to the Cincinnati Reds’ spring training in Arizona on Sunday, and he spoke with the media. He was sure to open up his session with a joke about getting fatter over the offseason. Jokes aside, there is little doubt that Votto showed up to camp ready to play. In 2017, the 34-year-old first baseman...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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