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MLB Rookies of the Year thus far

With the season being two-thirds completed, it is time to begin looking into the award races. Major League baseball is stocked full of young talent, so winning the coveted Rookie of the Year award is a great accolade for a promising young player to have. Past winners include the likes of Albert Pujols, Ryan Braun, Mike Trout, and Bryce Harper. So who gets the hardware this Season...
Via isportsweb.com
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

FG on Fox: Todd Frazier and the Billy Hamilton Effect

With a guy like Billy Hamilton on first base, you’re likely to get a fastball. That’s a good thing for Todd Frazier, who has traditionally feasted on fastballs. But does Billy Hamilton also make for a distraction at first base? Someone taking off for second base in your peripheral vision doesn’t make for great concentration […]
Via Fangraphs
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Psychological Warfare on the Diamond

Cincinnati Reds CF Billy Hamilton steps into the batters box and immediately the Pirates defense is on high alert. The corner infielders move up to defend the bunt. The middle infielders cheat in a few a steps because they know it will be difficult to throw out the speedy leadoff hitter from the edge of the OF grass. Hamilton shows bunt and takes the pitch from Charlie Morton for...
Via Hidden Vigorish
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Four names the Reds may be interested in near trade deadline

If it wasn't already clear before the trip to New York, the Reds are definitely in need of a shot in the arm or two if they want to make a run for the postseason.Unexpected injuries to key players have absolutely decimated the roster and have forced the healthy players still left to adjust accordingly. As we saw on Sunday when a routine popup dropped in for a walk-off single...
Via Redlegs Review
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Two-Start Pitchers Week 16: Mat Latos and John Lackey

The first week after the All-Star break can be hectic, especially with most leagues having those extra couple of days of games but here is a list of pitchers getting two-starts for week 16. Enjoy and check out page two for the guys that aren’t owned in most leagues. I will give you the players name and who his opponents are. Make sure to pay attention to his opponents and that...
Via FF Locker Room
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reds interested in acquiring Marlon Byrd

The Cincinnati Reds have been dealing with major injury issues this season, and they are trying to figure out a way to stay in playoff contention down the stretch this season. According to a report from Jim Salisbury, the Reds are interested in acquiring veteran outfielder Marlon Byrd from the Philadelphia Phillies. Byrd has a four team no-trade clause, but the Reds are not one...
Via Sports-Glory
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reds Rumors: Cincinnati interested in Phillies' Marlon Byrd, Antonio Bastardo

The Cincinnati Reds didn't exactly come out of the All-Star break swinging on all cylinders. They only scored six runs in their series against the New York Yankees, while giving up 14. For those of you scoring at home, that isn't too good.In order to become a playoff contender, the Reds are going to need upgrades at the plate and on the mound, and they realize that.#452083584...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reds shower Derek Jeter with farewell gifts

Although just visiting, the Reds decided to capitalize on their opportunity to honor Derek Jeter this weekend at Yankee Stadium.On Saturday, Cincinnati paid homage to New York's longtime shortstop by gifting him with signed jerseys from former Reds captains Barry Larkin and Davey Concepcion, as well as a photo from 2003 when he was named captain of the Yankees while playing...
Via Redlegs Review
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reds hoping to avoid sweep

Carlos Beltran has returned in strong fashion since the All-Star break. He may be facing the right pitcher to continue that success. The New York Yankees slugger has fared well against Cincinnati Reds All-Star Johnny Cueto heading into Sunday's matchup in the Bronx. New York (49-47) looks to hand Cincinnati (51-46) a season-high sixth straight road defeat after Beltran has gone...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reds Injury Update: Homer Bailey, Mat Latos, Skip Schumaker

This season the injury bug has constantly attacked the Cincinnati Reds.  Almost daily a new player joins the list of the walking wounded.  But Reds beat writer, Jon Fay of The Cincinnati Enquirer, three players appear to be on the comeback trail.Bailey threw a full bullpen. Price expects him to be ready for Tuesday start. Same with Latos #reds— John Fay (@johnfayman) July 18...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Stephenson hit by liner, leave game; Nick Howard makes debut

Robert Stephenson was cruising along against the Jacksonville Suns through five innings. He had retired 12 of the previous 13 batters heading into the sixth inning and had thrown just 55 pitches. He only made it two pitches into the sixth inning. After a ball to lead off the inning he took a line drive off of the right thigh, just above the knee. The ball rolled towards the first...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds trade OF Josh Fellhauer to Brewers

The Cincinnati Reds have traded outfielder Josh Fellhauer to the Milwaukee Brewers for “cash considerations” and Milwaukee has sent him to Double-A Huntsville. Fellhauer has been at all levels of the system, peaking at Triple-A in both 2013 and in 2014. His best season came in Double-A in 2012 when he hit .314/.409/.420 with as many walks as strikeouts. That was the same season...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Bats to wear Star Wars X-Wing rebel fighter jerseys (Video)

The Louisville Bats minor league baseball team is holding "Star Wars Night" later this month, and to commemorate the occasion, the team will be wearing special edition jerseys modeled after the X-Wing rebel fighter pilot uniforms.The Bats, who serve as the AAA affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, will be wearing the jerseys for their July 27th for their game against the Charlotte...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Bats to wear Rebel Flight Suit jerseys on team’s ‘Star Wars Night’ (photos)

Minor league baseball teams holding a “Star Wars Night” event at the ballpark certainly is not a new concept. It’s been done time and time again to varying results. But the Louisville Bats — the Class AAA affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds — have upped the “Star Wars Night” game with arguably the best jerseys […] The post Louisville Bats to wear Rebel Flight Suit jerseys...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Selig: Pete Rose might have role in 2015 All-Star Game

With the book closed on the 2014 All-Star Game, folks in Cincinnati are already gearing up for the next one in 2015, which will be played inside the cozy corridors of Great American Ball Park.Of course, what would a Cincinnati Midsummer Classic be without the presence of baseball's all-time hit king and hometown hero, Pete Rose? Considering Rose's lifetime ban from baseball...
Via Redlegs Review
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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