Reds Rumors & News

  • Reds end 9-game losing streak with win against Rockies

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Reds' long losing streak ended with a bang. Skip Schumaker's line drive double into left field scored Marlon Byrd to lift the Reds to a 2-1, walk-off win over the Colorado Rockies before a crowd of 22,523 at Great American Ball Park. And the Reds nine-game losing streak was over. The..." May 27

  • Price conducts team meeting after Reds' loss "Mired in a stretch in which they have lost 10 of their last 11 games, the Reds held a team meeting in their clubhouse Wednesday following their latest defeat. Manager Bryan Price led the closed-door meeting with his players after his club was beaten, 6-4, by the Rockies, dropping their season..." May 27

  • Brandon Phillips reaggravated his turf toe

    Hardball Talk "Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips missed back-to-back games earlier this month after being diagnosed with a painful case of turf toe in his left foot, and now the problem has resurfaced. Beat writer C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Phillips is out of the Reds’..." May 26

  • Defensive gems by Nolan Arenado, Brandon Barnes prop Rockies' win over Reds

    Denver Post "Nolan Arenado and Brandon Barnes collected call-and-response, dueling diving catches into the stands Monday at Great American Ballpark. If the Rockies get back on track, they had to fall off the field first. Barnes in the second inning dove into the right-field stands to beat a red-clad Reds..." May 26

  • Agent: Johnny Cueto MRI shows no structural damage

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto had an MRI on his elbow Tuesday, his agent Bryce Dixon told the Enquirer, and it revealed no structural damage. The Reds had sounded confident on Monday. "We don't think it's a serious injury. We did all the stuff that we need to do just to verify that everything's..." May 26

  • 2d
    C. Trent Rosecrans @ctrent

    #Reds Bryan Price said he doesn’t expect Johnny Cueto to miss more than a start at this point

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    Cincinnati Reds @Reds

    Reds place Devin Mesoraco (left hip) on disabled list, retro to Thursday, and reinstate from the DL Manny Parra (strained neck).

  • Cleveland Indians capitalize on Bauer's pitching, Cincinnati Reds' shaky defense to capture sixth straight win

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Overnight, the Indians morphed into a team that pitches well, collects timely hits and minimizes its defensive miscues. Will it persist? Who knows? They have, however, lived that way for nearly a week now. On Sunday, they were the team watching the opponent kick the ball around and struggle at..." May 25

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    MLB Lineups @mlblineups

    5/25 @Reds lineup vs COL Phillips 2B Votto 1B Frazier 3B Bruce RF Pena C Byrd LF Cozart SS Marquis P Hamilton CF

  • Reds put catcher Mesoraco on DL, starter Cueto examined

    Fox Sports Ohio "The Reds have put catcher Devin Mesoraco on the 15-day disabled list with a sore left hip that limited him to pinch hitting and being an interleague DH for the past six weeks. Mesoraco hasn't caught in a game since April 12. In the last six weeks, he's been limited to 13 pinch-hit appearances..." May 25

  • 2d
    Joe Kay @apjoekay

    Oh, and #Reds starter Johnny Cueto gettting right elbow examined today. Missed last start with stiffness. Still doesn't feel right.

  • 3d
    Mark Sheldon @m_sheldon

    Hamilton said he hurt left shoulder and wrist on slide. Felt a little better when he started moving around. Expects to play tomorrow. #reds

  • Cleveland Indians score just enough to get Corey Kluber victory over Cincinnati Reds

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Indians don't want to spoil Corey Kluber. They're trying to keep him humble. He came into Saturday's game with the lowest runs support in the big leagues at 2.19 runs per game. That won't change much following the Indians' 2-1 victory over the Reds on Saturday afternoon at Progressive..." May 24

  • Setback may mean Devin Mesoraco's year is over

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Catcher Devin Mesoraco's latest setback may mean his season is over. Mesoraco hasn't been able to catch since April 12 because of an impingement in his left hip. He tested the hip Friday. Mesoraco did 15 squats, gave signs and tried to get in a catching stance. "It was very difficult," he..." May 24

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    John Fay @johnfayman

    Price was exchanging lineup cards. Got into with second base ump Jim Reynolds, who ejected him. #reds

  • potent offensive attack give Cleveland Indians fourth straight win, 7-3, against the Reds

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "A productive lineup can ease the burden on a team's starting pitcher. A stellar outing can reduce the pressure on a team's batting order. When both sides do their part, life in the dugout often seems much less stressful. The Indians tallied 11 hits and eight walks, plenty of offensive..." May 23

  • Price hints Jason Marquis could be out of Reds' rotation

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Reds have Jason Marquis listed as the starter for Monday's series opener against Colorado at home. It sounds like that is subject to change. Reds manager Bryan Price hinted after Marquis' last start that the Reds were considering a change. He went a bit further Friday. "I'd probably hold..." May 22

  • ‘A team on a mission,’ the Royals dispatch Reds 7-1, await Redbirds

    Kansas City Star "He inspires awe in teammates and incredulity in opponents. His manager says he lacks fear, and rival executives say he lacks a peer in left field. Only one man in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area can imitate the wall-crashing signature of Royals Gold Glover Alex Gordon: His 4-year-old..." May 21

  • Yordano Ventura and the Royals cruise past the Reds 3-0

    Royals Review "The Yordano Ventura whose belated arrival all of Kansas City was anxiously awaiting all this season finally showed up at Kauffman Stadium tonight. The first six weeks of the season were trying for all involved, but if this Ventura had been making his way to the mound each time through the..." May 20

  • After setback, Parra's return date in question "When Reds lefty reliever Manny Parra went on the disabled list April 29 because of a strained neck, it wasn't expected to be an extended absence. The move was retroactive five days, and Parra was eligible to return by May 9. As of Sunday, Parra was still on the DL without a target date to..." May 18

  • Giants clobber ball again with 9-8 win over Reds

    CSN Bay Area "Brandon Belt homered for the third time in three games, Nori Aoki drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-8 Sunday after nearly wasting a five-run lead. Hunter Pence homered in his second game back from a broken forearm. The World Series champions won three..." May 18

  • 10d
    John Shea @JohnSheaHey

    I hear the two NL All-Star coaches for the Cincinnati All-Star Game will be #reds Bryan Price and #dodgers Don Mattingly.

  • 10d
    C. Trent Rosecrans @ctrent

    #Reds move Billy Hamilton to 8 spot. Cozart leading off

  • Crawford drives in six as Giants pound Reds in dominant win

    CSN Bay Area "The Giants enjoyed watching Hunter Pencerun around the bases. Brandon Crawford's grand slam was a pretty good moment, too. Crawford hit his fourth career grand slam and drove in a career-high six runs Saturday night, and Hunter Pence scored three times in his return from a broken forearm,..." May 17

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    Cincinnati Reds @Reds

    LHP Sean Marshall on Wed will have surgery to repair the torn anterior capsule in his left shoulder. Mets' Dr. David Altchek will do it.

  • Belt blasts Giants to bashing win vs. Reds

    CSN Bay Area "From Game 4 of the World Series through the end of the last homestand, the Giants never got past the six-run mark. They’ve now done it twice in four games. Brandon Belt broke through and hit his first homer and the rest of the Giants followed along in a 10-2 demolition of the Reds at a..." May 16

  • Smokestack fire at Great American Ball Park put out during game "One of the fireworks smokestacks at Great American Ball Park caught fire and spewed dark smoke for an inning on Friday night until firefighters extinguished it during a game between the San Francisco Giants and the Cincinnati Reds. The Giants beat the Reds 10-2. The game continued..." May 16

  • Scouts swirling to watch Cueto work

    Dayton Daily News "The sharks are swirling, the feeding frenzy has begun. And it is all about Johnny Cueto. With Cueto on the mound Thursday night, 20 scouts showed up to watch, knowing that the Cincinnati Reds either are going to trade him or he will become a free agent after the season. And they weren’t..." May 16

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    Cincinnati Reds @Reds

    May 15 #Reds lineup vs. Giants

  • Marlon Byrd's homer helps Reds past Giants, 4-3

    Cincinnati Enquirer "It's hard to believe anyone has benefited more from the calendar flipping from April to May than Cincinnati Reds outfielder Marlon Byrd. Byrd's eighth-inning, line-drive home run to left lifted the Reds to a 4-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants before a crowd of 21,792 at Great American..." May 15

  • Judge Grants Class-Action Status To Sports TV Blackout Antitrust Case "U.S. District Court judge Shira Scheindlin yesterday granted plaintiffs’ motion to certify class action status in an antitrust lawsuit against MLB and the NHL, a case that threatens to demolish the decades-old blackout system in sports media. Scheindlin’s decision, which you can read here,..." May 15

  • The 2015 MLB All-Star Game caps have apparently been leaked

    Hardball Talk "Via Phil Hecken of Uni Watch, the caps for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game have apparently been leaked. Check them out below: This year’s All-Star Game is set to take place in Cincinnati. Just in case it wasn’t obvious, these caps were inspired by the pillbox hat of Reds mascot Mr. Redlegs. The..." May 15

  • Mesoraco to make decision on surgery soon "The saga of catcher Devin Mesoraco could soon reach a resolution. Next week will be a critical juncture that could determine if he has the impingement in his left hip repaired with surgery. Mesoraco, who has been unable to catch since April 12, expects to try catching a bullpen session sometime..." May 15

  • MLB's culture clash, or why baseball is boring

    Vice Sports "Emilio Bonifacio of the Chicago White Sox cracked a home run Saturday against the Cincinnati Reds and made a big show of flipping his bat. He saluted the gods, rounded the bases with his arms out as if he were an airplane, and when he crossed home? He leaped into the crowd, giving fans a chance to..." May 15

  • Iglesias' efficient pitching leads Reds over Braves

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Raisel Iglesias started for the Reds Wednesday because of the rainout/doubleheader over the weekend opened a slot in the rotation. It was a one-time deal. The schedule is back to normal. In fact, the Reds have two off days next week. The plan was to send Iglesias right back to..." May 14

  • Reliever claimed from Angels "The Reds claimed right-handed reliever Ryan Mattheus off of waivers on Wednesday from the Angels. Expected to arrive in Cincinnati on Thursday, Mattheus was 0-2 with 2.84 ERA in 11 appearances this season for Triple-A Salt Lake. He made one big league appearance for the Angels, working a..." May 13

  • Reds rally past Braves with Mesoraco walk-off double

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Not only did Devin Mesoraco get a chance to contribute, he got a chance to contribute something he never had in the majors. Mesoraco lined a double to the wall in left to drive in pinch-runner Michael Lorenzen and lift the Reds to a 4-3 walk-off victory over the Atlanta Braves before a crowd of..." May 13

  • Pete Rose helps Andrew McCutchen out of hitting slump

    Sporting News "Pete Rose knows a thing or two about hitting the baseball. After all, he's MLB's all-time leader in hits. That's why when he gave his phone number to Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen, the 28-year-old took advantage. During a segment on FOX Sports, Rose told a story about how McCutchen..." May 13

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    Mark Sheldon @m_sheldon

    Phillips has turf toe on left foot. Trainer Paul Lessard said they are trying find an orthotic insert to alleviate the discomfort #reds

  • Reds' Brandon Phillips leaves game with toe injury

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips left Tuesday's 4-3 win with an injury to his left big toe. He was being evaluated as the game ended. Skip Schumaker pinch-hit for Phillips in the sixth and stayed in the game and played second. "It was a no-brainer for me (to take Phillips out)," Reds..." May 13

  • Gosselin, Braves beat Reds on Chapman's wild pitch

    Fox Sports South "The Braves may lead the majors when it comes to producing with runners in scoring position, but this was all Phil Gosselin -- with a little help from Aroldis Chapman. After stealing third base in the top of the ninth, the pinch-hitting utility infielder took advantage of a wild pitch by the..." May 12

  • 16d
    C. Trent Rosecrans @ctrent

    Sore left wrist for Zack Cozart is the reason for the scratch #Reds

  • Gordon Beckham's walk-off single caps White Sox' home run against Reds

    Chicago Sun-Times "Home can’t be much sweeter for the White Sox, who have won all five series at U.S. Cellular Field. They took two out of three against the Cincinnati Reds with a walk-off, 4-3 victory Sunday. It was their third walk-off win of the year. But the Sox know they need to win on the road,..." May 11

  • Reds designate Kevin Gregg for assignment

    Red Reporter "The Cincinnati Reds finally designated Kevin Gregg for assignment on Monday, ending the soon-to-be 37 year old's tenure with the club after 10.2 awful innings. Despite his lackluster recent history and late addition to the Reds' Spring Training on a minor league signing, Gregg improbably made..." May 11

  • Reds' Todd Frazier enjoying life on top of home run heap

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Reds third baseman Todd Frazier was aware that he was tied for the National League lead in home runs with Bryce Harper going into Saturday. He didn't have to check the paper to know that. "My teammates have been letting me know," he said. "Hopefully, this is something we're still talking..." May 10

  • Cueto pitches Reds past White Sox 10-4

    Fox Sports Ohio "Johnny Cueto's longest start of the season came at a perfect time for the Cincinnati Reds. Cueto pitched into the ninth inning in the opener of a traditional doubleheader, leading the Reds to a 10-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday. "(I) felt great," Cueto said through a..." May 10

  • Carlos Rodon strong in first major-league start, White Sox beat Reds in nightcap

    Chicago Sun-Times "Carlos Rodon was everything the White Sox could have hoped for Saturday. The rookie left-hander showed off his knee-buckling slider and a fastball that continued to hit 98 mph after six innings and more than 100 pitches. Rodon struck out eight batters – all swinging – and paced the White Sox..." May 10

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    Cincinnati Reds @Reds

    May 9 #Reds lineup vs White Sox. @JohnnyCueto is your game 1 starting pitcher. #LetsWinTwo

  • 18d
    John Fay @johnfayman

    Bailey and Magill both had Tommy John surgery today. Both “significant” tears. #reds

  • Reds-White Sox rained out, doubleheader Saturday

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Reds' game with the Chicago White Sox was rained out Friday night. It will be made up as part of a regular doubleheader tomorrow, beginning at 4:10 p.m. The second game of the day will start 30 minutes after the final out of Game 1. Johnny Cueto, Saturday's scheduled starter, will start..." May 09