Interest in Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton appears to have increased during the Winter Meetings on Tuesday. According to MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal, the Giants have made the strongest pursuit to this point.
The Reds did not land Shohei Ohtani, or make the cut of seven finalists, before the Japanese two-way sensation decided to play for the Angels. But it wasn't for a lack of effort from Cincinnati, which made an all-out pursuit.
Major League Baseball announced that its sixth annual charity auction will support the Katharine Feeney Memorial Scholarship Fund, in memory of the late pioneering baseball executive whose career spanned 40 years. Submitted for bidding from the Reds is a meet and greet with All-Star first baseman Joey Votto.
When the Winter Meetings return to a familiar venue next week at Walt Disney World's Swan and Dolphin Hotel in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., it will be the same place where the Reds pulled off a coup of sorts. In 2006, Cincinnati landed a wayward former top prospect named Josh Hamilton in the Rule 5 Draft.
Whether or not the Reds make an actual trade or signing at the Winter Meetings next week won't be the standard to determine whether it was a successful five days. Like Cincinnati general managers before him, Dick Williams takes a longer view of the offseason.
There wasn't an exact "a-ha" moment when Reds starter Robert Stephenson realized he could succeed in the Major Leagues. But it definitely came around the time Stephenson stopped worrying and started pitching.
Following five straight seasons being named the Southern League Groundskeeper of the Year, Ray Sayre has been named Double-A Sports Turf Manager of the Year sponsored by the Sports Turf Managers Association and John Deere.
For the third straight season, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos will not raise ticket prices for 2018. With individual prices as low as $5, the Blue Wahoos are committed to providing fans a fun, family-friendly and affordable experience for Northwest Florida.
Five-time Southern League Groundskeeper of the Year Ray Sayre is departing the Pensacola Blue Wahoos to serve as the Head Groundskeeper at Carpenter Complex, the spring training site of the Philadelphia Phillies and Gulf Coast League Phillies.
Adam Dunn, a member of the inaugural Dayton Dragons team in 2000, will become the first Dragons player to be inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall-of-Fame when he is inducted during the weekend of July 21-22, 2018.
Dayton Dragons 2017 outfielder Jose Siri has been selected as the Cincinnati Reds Minor League Hitter of the Year. The Reds announced their Minor League player awards over the weekend, honoring four players for their achievements.
Former Dragons added to the roster included outfielder Jose Siri; infielders Shed Long and Alex Blandino; right-handed starting pitchers Jose Lopez and Jesus Reyes; and right-handed relief pitcher Zack Weiss.
The 2017 World Series will begin on Tuesday night in Los Angeles when the Dodgers host the Houston Astros. The series will feature one former Dayton Dragons player-Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner, who was selected as the Co-Most Valuable Player of the National League Championship Series after helping the Dodgers advance past the Chicago Cubs.
The Dayton Dragons annual Season Ticket Holder party is set for Sunday, October 22. The event will run from 12:30-4:30 p.m. and is open to all Dragons season ticket holders and anyone who has made a deposit towards 2018 season tickets.
For the second straight year, the Dayton Dragons have been selected as the Midwest League nominee for a national award selected by Minor League Baseball that will be presented at the Baseball Winter Meetings in December.
As Day 2 of the Winter Meetings neared an end Tuesday, the Cardinals noted a sense of optimism that sufficient groundwork has been laid to execute a trade for their desired offensive upgrade in the coming days.
The Cardinals are auctioning off a complete set of 2017 promotional items and a collection of team-issued hats as part of this year's Winter Meetings charity auction, which runs until 9 p.m. CT on Thursday.
The Cardinals and free-agent reliever Luke Gregerson have agreed on a two-year, $11 million deal that includes a vesting option, a source told MLB.com's Mark Feinsand. The deal is pending a physical. The club has not confirmed.
Their pursuit of Giancarlo Stanton now ended, the Cardinals arrived at the Winter Meetings prepared to pivot their attention toward other roster upgrades. What direction that will take them, however, is yet to be determined.
It's been nearly seven weeks since the Astros polished off the Dodgers in Game 7 of the World Series to win their first championship, and manager A.J. Hinch is starting to get asked more questions about his team in 2018 than he is being asked to reflect on 2017. Hinch, of course, is happy to answer both, but knows at some point the team will have to put […]
Ken Giles' woeful postseason performance -- he lost two games while allowing 10 runs and 12 hits in 7 2/3 innings -- forced Astros manager A.J. Hinch to keep him in mothballs for Game 5, 6 and 7 of the World Series, but the team says it remains committed to Giles as closer despite its search for bullpen help.
The Astros are auctioning off a meet and greet with Carlos Correa with the winner receiving four field box tickets and the opportunity to watch batting practice from the field. The auction supports the Katharine Feeney Memorial Scholarship Fund, which is in memory of the late pioneering baseball executive whose career spanned 40 years.
Want to chat with Pirates manager Clint Hurdle? Ever dreamed of throwing out the first pitch at beautiful PNC Park or taking in a game from the suite level? The Pirates are offering three experiences in this year's auction.
The Yankees are interested in acquiring Gerrit Cole, MLB Network insider Jon Heyman reported Monday, the first day of the Winter Meetings. That doesn't necessarily mean a trade is imminent, or even that one will take place this offseason, but the Pirates will listen to offers for their Opening Day starter.