Reds skipper Bryan Price: We want Joey Votto ‘to take more advantage’ of good counts and get RBIsUpdated Dec 9 (yesterday) Share Tweet
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — New Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price said he has heard the talk about slugger Joey Votto needing to tinker with his approach. Votto, who is third among active players in OPS, supposedly needs to be more aggressive, expand his…
With roster in flux, Price's managerial style on holdUpdated Dec 9 (yesterday) Share TweetThe Reds will be a different team in 2014. But the degree of difference is all in the details, and it's hard to know how many details are yet to be revealed. That's why Bryan Price didn't always have a direct answer to questions Monday about his manager…
Arroyo exploring options amidst speculationUpdated Dec 9 (yesterday) Share TweetOne of the early rumors from the Winter Meetings on Monday involved free-agent pitcher Bronson Arroyo. Speculation was that he could become a frequent foe of the Reds, because his agent had reportedly scheduled a meeting with the Pirates.
With Choo likely gone, Hamilton poised to fill voidUpdated Dec 7 (3 days ago) Share TweetBilly Hamilton only spent September watching teammate and Shin-Soo Choo, but he made sure to pay close attention to the man he will likely replace as the Reds' leadoff hitter and center fielder. Hamilton wanted to learn from Choo before that as well.
Votto launches foundation to assist veteransUpdated Dec 5 (5 days ago) Share TweetReds first baseman Joey Votto publicly launched the Joey Votto Foundation on Thursday with a clear vision -- to help military veterans and active service members in Cincinnati and his hometown of Toronto who cope with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTS…
Reds say Chapman likely to remain closerUpdated Dec 4 (6 days ago) Share TweetFans have grown accustomed to the excitement Reds closer Aroldis Chapman brings when he emerges from the bullpen to lock down a game. On Wednesday, Reds general manager Walt Jocketty indicated that Chapman would likely remain the Reds' closer in 2014. T…Share TweetCatcher Ryan Hanigan and reliever Heath Bell are eager to try to help the Tampa Bay Rays get back to the playoffs.
Reds said to have cut ties with outfielder PaulUpdated Dec 3 Share TweetThe Reds reportedly did not offer a 2014 contract to outfielder Xavier Paul before Monday's deadline. Arbitration-eligibles who were expected to have been tendered contracts are pitchers Homer Bailey, Aroldis Chapman, Mike Leake, Sam LeCure and Alfredo …
Joey Votto helping military vets coping with post-traumatic stress disorderUpdated Nov 27 Share TweetPost-traumatic stress disorder is a condition that hits close to home for Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds, even though he's never served in the military. Votto's own mental health suffered during his father's illness and after his death in 2008. Overw…
Reds re-sign reliever Parra to two-year contractUpdated Nov 27 Share TweetA significant piece of the Reds bullpen has decided to return. On Wednesday, free-agent lefty reliever Manny Parra was signed to a two-year, $5.5 million contract.Share TweetSkip Schumaker is returning to the NL Central, completing a $5 million, two-year contract with the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday that gives them a versatile player off the bench.Source: ESPN.com
Winter League roundup: Marlins' Ozuna fuels GigantesUpdated Nov 25 Share TweetOutfielders Marcell Ozuna of the Marlins and Billy Hamilton of the Reds were among the stars in Winter League play on Monday.
Choo on this: Should Reds go after leadoff man?Updated Nov 25 Share TweetThere is no doubt that several teams -- the known and unknown -- pursuing free-agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo are finding out what the Reds learned last year during their due diligence. There is no better leadoff hitter currently in the game that reache…Share TweetEditor's note: Our MLB Toasts got derailed during the stretch run and postseason, but we're back to say goodbye to the rest of the league. Follow @BigLeagueStew on Twitter and await our call for submissions for more toasts. Next up, the Cincinnati Reds.…
Schumaker set to join Reds on two-year pactUpdated Nov 18 Share TweetThe Reds and utility player Skip Schumaker have agreed on a two-year deal, according to a Monday report from Ken Rosenthal of Foxsports.com.
Watch rare color footage of Jim Maloney’s 10-inning no-hitter from 1965Updated Nov 16 Share TweetOn August 19, 1965, Cincinnati Reds right-hander Jim Maloney pitched one of the most unusual no-hitters in baseball history in a Reds 1-0 victory at Wrigley Field. Maloney went the distance in the outing, holding the Chicago Cubs out of the hit column f…
Never-Before-Seen Color Footage Of 1965 Baseball Is Incredibly CoolUpdated Nov 15 Share TweetThis is an absolute treat for baseball fans and television history buffs. It's the last three innings of Reds pitcher Jim Maloney's 10-inning no-hitter on Aug. 19, 1965 at Wrigley Field.Read more...Source: deadspin.com
Complete fan experience will be on display at '15 ASGUpdated Nov 15 Share TweetNot only are the Reds winning, but they have a huge event on the horizon that will put them even more on the national map when they host the All-Star game in 2015.
Reds trying to shake feeling of underachievementUpdated Nov 13 Share TweetDespite making the playoffs in three of the past four seasons, the Reds hired new manager Bryan Price in an attempt to find the edge that has been missing for a championship contender. They may still be good enough to win a championship in 2014, but gen…
Reds, Pena reach agreement on 2-year dealUpdated Nov 12 Share TweetThe Reds have reached agreement with catcher Brayan Pena on a $2,275,000, two-year deal, giving them three catchers on the roster.Source: ESPN.com
Bell leaves Pirates to become Reds' bench coachUpdated Nov 12 Share TweetJay Bell gets to go home both in the spiritual -- working alongside close friend Bryan Price, the Reds' new manager -- and, for a significant slice of the baseball year, literal sense after he was hired as Cincinnati's bench coach following a year as th…
There are pros and cons to trading PhillipsUpdated Nov 11 Share TweetReds general manager Walt Jocketty denied rumors last month that he was already shopping second baseman Brandon Phillips. But in an interview with MLB.com, Jocketty kept the embers hot when asked if Phillips was a lock to be on the club in 2014.Share TweetFree agent catcher Brayan Pena and the Cincinnati Reds have agreed to a two-year contract, the team announced Friday.Share TweetFor the second straight year, Reds right fielder Jay Bruce was a winner of a National League Silver Slugger Award.
NL Central Hot Stove preview: Offseason plans for Cardinals, Pirates, Reds, moreUpdated Nov 6 Share TweetThree NL Central teams made the playoffs in 2013. Here's what all five need to do in the offseason.Source: CNNSI.com
Reds ink Bourgeois to Minor League dealUpdated Nov 5 Share TweetThe Reds added outfield depth recently by signing free agent Jason Bourgeois to a Minor League contract with an invite to big league camp.
Reds' Price Excited To ManageDec 9Jon Sciambi sits down with new Reds manager Bryan Price to discuss his new role as manager for the Reds.
BBTN At Winter Meetings: Morning ReportDec 9Jon Sciambi, Buster Olney, Jim Bowden explore the early morning buzz surrounding David Price, Matt Kemp, and Shin Soo Choo on Day 1 of the Winter Meetings.
Are Mega-Deals Mega-Mistakes?Dec 4SC Centerpiece: Tim Kurkjian, Wallace Matthews and Colin Cowherd debate if long-term deals are a mistake.
SweetSpot TV: Rapid RecapNov 26Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield break down the latest trade news with another edition of rapid fire
Clayton's mailbag -- Debate on low hits resumesDec 10Clayton's mailbag: Rob Gronkowski's injury revived the debate on low hits, but don't expect any changes.
Don Banks: Daniel Snyder has no one to blame but himself for mess in Washi…Dec 10No matter how it ends, or when it ends -- this latest publicly displayed spasm of organizational dysfunction in Washington -- the Redskins and owner Daniel Snyder know their way home from here. They've been here so many times before, at the end of so ma…
The Tuesday MailbagDec 10Oh, it was cold last night? The Super Bowl’s outside, in northern New Jersey, in eight weeks. It’s going to be cold then. Maybe not Siberian cold, but cold. You had injuries to deal with last night? You think you’re not going to get more hurt by the fir…
Chicago Bears need to keep riding this offenseDec 9The Bears need to fully embrace their new identity as offensive juggernaut if they want to make the playoffs, writes Michael Wilbon.