When the Reds open their exhibition schedule on Tuesday vs. the Indians, the only regular position player not in the starting lineup will be the one whose status is under the most scrutiny -- first baseman Joey Votto.
Rain on Monday cut short much of the Reds' normal activity, but starting pitcher Homer Bailey was able to get his work done in the bullpen. It was Bailey's second time on the mound as he returns from surgery on the flexor mass tendon near his right elbow.
Following about two weeks of drills, meetings, batting practice and bullpen sessions, the Reds' Spring Training moves to a much-anticipated and more tangible phase. Tuesday will mark the start of games, as the Reds will play the first of three straight vs. the Indians at Goodyear Ballpark.
The Reds got a long look at right-handed pitching prospect Daniel Corcino when he was a September callup last season. Corcino made three starts and fared well, but he doesn't appear to be under consideration for one of the rotation spots up for grabs this spring.
Even with Spring Training well underway and Cactus League games set to begin on Tuesday, Reds manager Bryan Price has been intentionally coy about the regular lineup he will write out in the regular season.
Some thought the Reds brought Eugenio Suarez in to challenge Zack Cozart for the shortstop job. However, Reds manager Bryan Price put an end to any thoughts that Cozart needed to look over his shoulder for Suarez, and Price left Suarez's role for the 2015 Reds as an open-ended question.
One of the National League's best teams the last five seasons is overlooked, even though it has only three fewer regular-season wins than the Giants, who consider themselves a dynasty after winning the World Series in 2010, '12 and '14.
One of the highlights of being a Pensacola Blue Wahoos fan is watching the parent club Cincinnati Reds bring along their top talent-talent like 22-year-old centerfielder Yorman Rodriguez- to Spring Training.
Tommy Thrall, radio broadcaster for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, will return for his fourth season with the team. Thrall, who has been with the team since its inaugural season, has covered 411 games for the Blue Wahoos.
The Cincinnati Reds today announced Pat Kelly will be the new manager for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. With over 20 years of managerial experience, Kelly led the Bakersfield Blaze, the former Class A Advanced affiliate for the Reds, in 2014.
Baseball's spring training begins today when five clubs open camp for pitchers and catchers. Cincinnati Reds pitchers and catchers report today with the balance of the roster due next week. The first full workout is February 24.
The Dayton Dragons today announced the purchase of a 2,050 square foot, high-definition video board for installation at Fifth Third Field. The video board, will be installed and operational prior to the Dragons opening day game on April 12, will feature the newest and latest high definition technology, and will provide the clearest picture quality of any boa […]
Main Street Baseball, LLC, has officially taken the reins of the Billings Mustangs, the rookie-level Pioneer League affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, the team announced Tuesday. Major League Baseball has approved the team's sale, formally bringing the Mustangs into the Main Street Baseball family, led by Dave Heller and Bob Herrfeldt.
Main Street Baseball, LLC, has purchased the Billings Mustangs, the rookie-level Pioneer League affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds. The transaction has received approval from both the Pioneer League and Minor League Baseball and is awaiting final approval from Major League Baseball. The Mustangs join the Class-A Advanced California League's High Desert Ma […]
The Cincinnati Reds have announced that Dick Schofield will return as field manager of the Billings Mustangs for the 2015 season. Schofield compiled a 41-35 (.539) regular season record in 2014 and guided the Mustangs to their 11th League Championship title since short-season play began in the Pioneer League in 1964.
The Billings Mustangs announced that Kyle Riley will join the club as the Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations. In addition to media responsibilities, Riley will handle the radio play-by-play duties for the upcoming Pioneer League season, replacing Ryan Schuiling who served as the Broadcasting Director for the past three seasons (2011 - 2013).
The Cincinnati Reds have formally named Dick Schofield as the new field manager for the Billings Mustangs. Joining Schofield in Billings are hitting coach Kevin Mahar, pitching coach Derrin Ebert & athletic trainer Andrew Cleves.
The Billings Mustangs announced that ESPN 910 KBLG will serve as the team's official flagship station for all radio broadcasts during the 2013 season. Each and every Mustangs game, regular season and post season, will be broadcast live in its entirety on 910 AM.
The Billings Mustangs Professional Baseball Club announced today their game schedule for the upcoming Pioneer League season. The 2012 campaign marks the 60th Season that the Mustangs have played and operated in Billings.
The Cardinals have shown no indication that they plan to change Matt Carpenter's placement in their lineup. However, if Carpenter accomplishes what he has set as a season goal, he'll take a different look back into the familiar spot atop the batting order.
Single-game tickets for the Cardinals' 81 regular-season home games will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. CT, the organization announced on Monday. Fans intending to purchase tickets to at least three home games can enjoy early access to tickets, beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.
Though still limited in running and agility work, Adam Wainwright received the go-ahead from the training staff and returned to the mound on Monday to throw his first bullpen session in 10 days. Wainwright threw 41 pitches in the session, describing it afterward as "exactly what I wanted it to be."
Astros manager A.J. Hinch set up his starting pitching for the upcoming week of Grapefruit League games, confirming that right-hander Collin McHugh will pitch the opener on Thursday against the Phillies at Osceola County Stadium.
The Houston Astros say it started with the two pitchers, Collin McHugh and Dallas Keuchel. They're the ones who deserve the credit for the Astros' success, because they were the ones who embraced change and executed every single pitch.
The Astros have a long line of former players coming into training camp this spring at the urging of new manager A.J. Hinch. And first up on Monday was first baseman Lance Berkman, who played the bulk of his 15 seasons in Houston.
When Matt Duffy made his Major League debut for the Giants last Aug. 1, a certain Astros prospect started receiving congratulatory messages from a couple of his distant relatives. There was no confusion on his part, though. He knew exactly what was up.
About 30 of the Astros' most promising prospects, including several members of the 2014 Draft class, reported to the Minor League complex at Osceola County Stadium on Sunday morning in advance of a mini-camp that begins Monday.
During a week of full-squad workouts at Pirate City, the Bucs kept score of a daily drill on situational hitting. It was the "Competition Game," and Jose Tabata nailed it. A spot on the bench may be out of his reach, but he's making it hard on club decision-makers.
The public unveiling of Jung Ho Kang was a popular hit. It was the only hit for Kang on Monday, as he played the first three innings of his Black team's 2-1 victory over the Gold team in an annual intrasquad game, but he nonetheless considered it a success.
The Bucs completed the first phase of their Spring Training on Sunday, pulling up Pirate City stakes. Work done, immediate pitching plans set. Next stop, McKechnie Field and one more pit stop before the onset of play: Monday's Black and Gold intrasquad game.