Reds Rumors & News

Reds Forum Top 3

  1. What to do??
  • MLB will try to implement a policy on domestic violence

    Los Angeles Times "On the day after the NHL suspended Kings defenseman Slaya Voynov after his arrest for alleged domestic violence, the incoming commissioner of Major League Baseball said his league hopes to have a policy in place to cover such incidents next year. Rob Manfred, who replaces the retiring Bud Selig..." October 23

  • Who's on first? Reds hope Votto is

    Cincinnati Enquirer "This is another in a series of periodic looks at the Reds, position-by-position. Today we'll look at first base. Joey Votto is obviously the guy. He's going to play every day that he's healthy. And the Reds are convinced he's going to be healthy after missing most of this season with a strain..." October 09

  • Eddie Vedder: Put Pete Rose in Hall of Fame

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Count Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder among those insisting that Hit King Pete Rose should be in the Hall of Fame. Vedder is known to express his disgust with war during Pearl Jam concerts, but the only "injustice" he mentioned Wednesday night at U.S. Bank Arena was one involving..." October 02

  • MLB To Test Pace-Of-Game Initiatives In AFL

    Baseball America "Major League Baseball on Wednesday said it would begin testing some ideas aimed at quickening the pace of game at the Arizona Fall League. AFL games begin Oct. 7 and run through the championship game on Nov. 15. Among the experimental rules are: • Batter’s Box Rule: The batter shall keep..." October 01

  • Cueto gets 20th win in Reds season finale victory over Pirates

    Red Reporter "The Joe Nuxhall Memorial Honorary Star of the Game Ladies and gentlemen, Johnny Cueto. The Reds' ace put an exclamation point on his stellar 2014 season by earning his twentieth win. He pitched eight innings, giving up one run and striking out seven. On the season, he has racked up 242..." September 29

  • Reds can't afford to keep Cueto and Latos

    Cincinnati Enquirer "In a season that was more sourness than light, there was everything to be said for a big crowd on the last day to nowhere. The Reds were never about playing out the string, even though the ball had long since unwound. Players like Johnny Cueto and Aroldis Chapman had a lot to do with..." September 29

  • Santiago hits walk-off grand slam for Reds win over Pirates

    Cincinnati Enquirer "In the end, it may have just been avoiding their 87 loss of the season, but the Reds — and especially Ramon Santiago — didn't see it that way. Santiago gave the Reds a 10-6 victory in 10 innings over the Pirates, who were still hoping to win the National League Central, with a walk-off grand..." September 28

  • Reds extend GM Walt Jocketty "The Reds extended general manager Walt Jocketty's contract through the 2016 season on Saturday, giving him a chance to try to dig the franchise out of a disappointing year. Jocketty was promoted to general manger in 2008. They reached the playoffs three times in four years under manager Dusty..." September 28

  • 26d
    ctrent @ctrent

    Bryan Price wouldn’t count out Billy Hamilton for tomorrow, but did say it’s ‘unlikely’ he’d play. Also Mes to catch today, tomorrow

  • Pirates take advantage of Reds misplay, gain crucial victory

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Nearly a year after Johnny Cueto dropped the ball, Jay Bruce simply missed it. One reason the Cincinnati Reds are not playing meaningful baseball this fall is the poor performance of Bruce this season. Thought as of a core player for the Reds, Bruce has suffered through a dreadful season..." September 27

  • Devin Mesoraco: The next Johnny Bench?

    Fox Sports Ohio "Some might say that Devin Mesoraco wears his feelings on his sleeve and if he doesn't he certainly wears them on his chest. The red jersey Mesoraco wears under his Cincinnati Reds uniform every game says, "I Play to Win." That he does. And while the Reds haven't done a whole lot of it this..." September 26

  • Reds knock Brewers out of postseason

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The David Holmberg call-up in September has been more impressive than the version the Reds saw earlier this year. On Thursday, he continued to show why the Reds traded for him last offseason, holding the Brewers to two runs on three hits over six innings in the Reds' 5-3 victory, eliminating..." September 26

  • Brewers 5, Reds 0: Lohse stops the bleeding, for now

    Brew Crew Ball "The Brewers clinched at least a .500 season (yay!) behind a dominating performance from Kyle Lohse tonight. He allowed only 2 hits and no walks, throwing a 106 pitch shutout. And they managed to get Milwaukee 5 burgers for 5 bucks at George Webb's for the 3rd time in September." September 25

  • Billy Hamilton still feeling effects of concussion

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Billy Hamilton, wearing his sweatshirt's hood over his head, said Thursday morning he felt "the same" as he did Wednesday night when he suffered what the team called a "mild" concussion while robbing Ryan Braun of a home run. Hamilton was diagnosed with the concussion and will have to clear..." September 25

  • Billy Hamilton robs Ryan Braun of homer, leaves with concussion

    Hardball Talk "What a shame. Hamilton suffered what the Reds are calling a “mild concussion” and left the game following his great catch. ========== Billy Hamilton‘s Rookie of the Year case is built around his speed and defense, and the Reds center fielder just robbed Ryan Braun of a homer:" September 24

  • Reds' win over Brewers gives Cueto chance for 20 wins

    Cincinnati Enquirer "As Devin Mesoraco dressed and reporters waited to talk to him after the Reds' 3-1 victory over the Brewers on Tuesday, the Reds catcher and reporters were watching the highlights of Johnny Cueto's 19th victory. As the TV showed Ryan Braun grounding into a double play in the seventh inning,..." September 24

  • Votto takes fourth batting pratice, but return uncertain

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Joey Votto has taken batting practice four straight days without any problem. That does not mean he will be activated. "I don't have any idea," Reds manager Bryan Price said. "He's doing all the work. He ran the bases (Friday) and hit. But I'm not any closer to answering that question. I'm..." September 21

  • Cards hold off Reds for 2-1 win

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Tha Cardinals won another tight affair Friday at Busch Stadium, beating the Cincinnati Reds 2-1. The victory featured a stout pitching performance by starter John Lackey. Skipped over for his last scheduled start, Lackey demonstrated he was back on track with 87 pitches in 7 2/3 innings. He..." September 20

  • Rookie Kyle Hendricks improves to 7-2; Cubs sweep Reds

    Chicago Sun-Times "As rookie Kyle Hendricks headed to the Cubs’ bullpen to warm up for his 12th big-league start Wednesday night, he looked back toward the scene behind home plate, where Class A pitcher Jen-Ho Tseng was being honored as the Cubs’ minor league pitcher of the year. A year ago to the week, that was..." September 18

  • Jake Arrieta posts 1st shutout, a 7-0 one-hitter versus Reds

    Chicago Tribune "After Brandon Phillips' drive barely eluded the outstretched glove of diving center fielder Matt Szczur on the warning track Tuesday night, Jake Arrieta resumed his mastery. Losing a no-hit bid in the eighth inning for the second time this season wasn't about to ruin Arrieta's ascent to the ace..." September 17

  • Swisher, Schumaker nominated for MLB service award

    Fox Sports Ohio "Indians first baseman Nick Swisher and Reds outfielder Skip Schumacher are among the nominees for this year's Roberto Clemente Award. Each club nominates a player to be considered for the annual award, which recognizes the player who best represents the game of baseball through positive..." September 16

  • Brewers offense has a breakout day in win over Reds

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee Brewers took out their offensive frustrations in a major way Sunday afternoon. Rapping out 15 hits and getting home runs from rookie Matt Clark and Mark Reynolds, the Brewers blasted the Cincinnati Reds, 9-2, in front of a sellout crowd of 41,870 at Miller Park. The nine runs..." September 15

  • Mat Latos is unlikely to make another start this season

    Hardball Talk "Reds right-hander Mat Latos was scratched from his scheduled start Friday against the Brewers due to a bone bruise in his pitching elbow. It’s not believed to be a serious injury, but the regular season is over in two weeks and Cincinnati enters play Sunday with a record of 71-78. So there’s..." September 14

  • Todd Frazier having career year on basepath

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Todd Frazier's season is Exhibit A in Reds manager Bryan Price's increased emphasis on the running game. Frazier stole his 20th base Friday night. The last two years he stole a total of nine -- three in 2012 and six last year. Frazier sets goals for himself each year. Stealing 20 was not..." September 14

  • Holmberg leads Reds to win over Brewers

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The way things began Saturday night, it looked like David Holmberg's third start as a Red might end like the first two: Really quickly. But Holmberg settled down and went six strong innings to earn his first big league win in the Reds' 5-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers before a sellout..." September 14

  • Brewers' win streak reaches three on Lyle Overbay's walk-off hit against Reds

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "At long last, the Milwaukee Brewers are again owners of a true winning streak. Lyle Overbay's bases-loaded single off Jumbo Diaz in the ninth inning scored pinch runner Logan Schafer and lifted the Brewers over the Cincinnati Reds, 3-2, on Friday night at Miller Park. It was the third..." September 13

  • Mat Latos scratched from start with elbow injury

    Hardball Talk "Reds right-hander Mat Latos has been scratched from tonight’s scheduled start with a bone bruise in his elbow, according to Mark Sheldon of Latos missed the first two-plus months of the season with multiple injuries, including an elbow problem." September 12

  • Reds top Cardinals, 1-0, to take 3 of 4 in series

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Reds' season is beyond the point of salvageable. But that doesn't mean there's nothing to play for. Thursday, they had a chance to get Johnny Cueto his 18th win, take a series from the St. Louis Cardinals and close out the homestand with a winning record. Check, check and check. "To..." September 12

  • Joey Votto to join Reds for road trip

    Cincinnati Enquirer "First baseman Joey Votto will travel with the team on the upcoming road trip to Milwaukee, Chicago and St. Louis to continue working out with the team. So far, Votto has taken ground balls and hit off a tee. On the disabled list since July, Votto is still hoping to return from his left distal..." September 12

  • Reds get 2 RHP to complete Jonathan Broxton trade

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Reds announced the team acquired a pair of minor-league right-handers — Kevin Shackelford and Barrett Astin — as the two players to be named from the Aug. 31 trade of reliever Jonathan Broxton to Milwaukee." September 11

  • Reds take 2-1 lead in four-game series vs. Cardinals

    Cincinnati Enquirer "If there was any doubt that Bryan Price was confident in September call-up Ryan Dennick, it was erased Wednesday. Price called in the 27-year-old left-hander with two on and two outs in a two-run game to face a hitter more than capable of tying the game with a single swing in first baseman Matt..." September 11

  • Price: Joey Votto's '14 return is important

    Cincinnati Enquirer "On Joey Votto's 31st birthday, Price said the injured first baseman is making progress in his return from a left distal quadriceps strain, and even though both sides still hope for Votto to return in the final 16 games, there's no timetable. And it doesn't sound promising as the calendar nears..." September 11

  • Holmberg will get another shot in starting rotation

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Left-hander David Holmberg will get the start when Dylan Axelrod's spot in the rotation comes up Saturday in Milwaukee. Holmberg pitched 5 2/3 scoreless innings in relief against the Cardinals on Monday after Axelrod left with a right oblique strain. "It just makes sense to slide him in..." September 10

  • Price wants desire, pride out of Reds as they finish out season

    Fox Sports Ohio "What now? What's left for the Cincinnati Reds? There will be no division championship and there will be no wild card. In fact, it will take everything they have to fend off the onrushing Chicago Cubs to stay out of last place. And how embarrassing would that be? So what does manager Bryan..." September 09

  • Miller efficient in ten-hit, Cards 5-0 win in Cincinnati

    Viva El Birdos "All right, now that that's settled, on to the top of the first and the Reds' starting pitcher: Dylan Axelrod The 29-year-old righty has a large FIP-xFIP gap in his 17 innings this season, and tha--hold on. What the heck. Dylan Axelrod David Holmberg Axelrod pulled up hurt after seven..." September 09

  • Anthony Recker, Curtis Granderson power Mets past error-prone Reds

    New York Daily News "After waiting for three minutes and eight second, Jenrry Mejia shook off the disbelief and reminded himself he just had to get through it. For the second time in 24 hours, the Mets had a crucial, ninth-inning video review go against them. Mejia was determined that Sunday it would not be the..." September 08

  • Cueto, Heisey strike again in Reds' win over Mets

    Cincinnati Enquirer "A Johnny Cueto start has been the only decent shot the Reds have had at winning since a long losing slide that began at the All-Star break. Cincinnati is 7-3 since the break when Cueto starts and 9-28 when he doesn't. Cueto served up a Johnny Beisbol gem Saturday to beat the New York Mets..." September 07

  • No talk of shutting Joey Votto down - at this point

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Reds manager Bryan Price said the club has not considered shutting down Joey Votto's rehab and writing off Votto returning this season. "Not at this point," Price said. "We've tried to stay the course with the expectation of getting him on the field when he's ready. We just don't know if we'll..." September 07

  • Mets belt five homers, roll over Reds

    New York Post "Travis d’Arnaud may have to settle for knowing he is the National League’s second-half Rookie of the Year, but the real award, for the whole season, is probably headed elsewhere. With the two front-runners for the prize, Billy Hamilton and Jacob deGrom, in the same ballpark Friday night,..." September 06

  • Bailey to have surgery "Reds pitcher Homer Bailey will have surgery to repair a small tear in the flexor mass tendon near his right forearm. Medical director Dr. Tim Kremchek will perform the operation Friday morning. A timetable isn’t specific but Bailey is expected to be ready for the start of Spring Training 2015." September 05

  • Reds manager admits Brandon Phillips came back from surgery too soon

    Hardball Talk "It’s common for people to play up the positive, tough-guy aspects of athletes playing through injuries and/or returning sooner than expected, but whenever that goes poorly–and it does, constantly–that’s often just brushed under the rug. In related news, Reds manager Bryan Price admitted..." September 04

  • Miguel Gonzalez adds feather to his cap in O's win over Reds

    CSN Baltimore "In a clubhouse full of popular people, Miguel Gonzalez is one of the most admired. When the Orioles briefly sent him down to the minor leagues last month, he didn’t complain. Several other times when he finished eight innings and seemed to have more to give, Gonzalez didn’t get a chance to..." September 04

  • Pete Rose 'bats' in minor-league game, talks reinstatement

    Fox Sports Ohio "The Reds are limited in what they can do to honor Pete Rose, but another pro baseball team in the area tried to pick up the slack Tuesday night. The Florence Freedom (a member of the independent Frontier League in Northern Kentucky) let the Cincinnati native step into the batter's box to start..." September 03

  • The Reds have shut Homer Bailey down for the season

    Hardball Talk "The Reds will move right-hander Homer Bailey to the 60-day disabled list tomorrow, which means that his season is officially over. Bailey hasn’t pitched since August 7 due to a flexor mass strain in his right elbow. Reds general manager Walt Jocketty told C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati..." September 02

  • Reds win thanks to Heisey's two HRs, Cueto's arm againt Pirates

    Cincinnati Enquirer "At the end of a gauntlet of Reds players that greeted Chris Heisey in the PNC Park visitor's dugout after his go-ahead home run in the ninth inning of Sunday's game was Johnny Cueto. After receiving high-fives to everyone on the bench, Cueto was there with a hug. It was the man who drove in..." September 01

  • Chapman poised to set record for fastball velocity "Reds closer Aroldis Chapman's fastball has established its presence with authority since he broke into the Majors in 2010. But he's got a chance to do something that neither he, nor anyone else, has done before -- have a fastball average 100 mph for an entire season. According to,..." September 01

  • 53d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source: #Reds trade Broxton to #Brewers.

  • Jay Bruce on rough 2014 season: “It’s honestly been the most embarrassing year of my life”

    Hardball Talk "Jay Bruce finished 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in Saturday’s loss to the Pirates and is now batting .217/.292/.369 with 130 strikeouts in 114 total games this season. He’s sporting a career-worst .661 OPS and it looks like he’ll finish with fewer than 20 home runs for the first time since breaking..." September 01

  • Worley, Walker power Pirates to a 3-2 victory against the Cincinnati Reds

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Vanimal is back. Well, at least for one day, he's back. Vance Worley shook off three bad starts in a row with a near-dominant performance Saturday and pitched the Pirates to a 3-2 win against the Cincinnati Reds before a crowd of 38,023 at PNC Park. It was the Pirates' fourth win in a..." August 31

  • Pirates win in dramatic pitchers duel, 2-1, over Reds

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "A strong argument could be made that the two most pleasant surprises for the Pirates this season have been Josh Harrison and Edinson Volquez. Harrison began the season as a bench player who was expected to be not much more than an ultra-utility guy and Volquez was signed in the offseason off..." August 30

Reds Forum Top 5

  1. What to do??
    Last post: GeronimoSon