Several months after the All-Star Game spotlight has dimmed, the conversation continues on issues affecting the African-American community. On Wednesday at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, the focus was on economics.
Spring Training is just days away, a time when anticipation is at its highest for all baseball fans. This is the first of a series of preview stories that look at the 2016 Reds. In it, we look at players who are on the rebound.
A light snowfall was enough to close schools throughout Greater Cincinnati on Tuesday, and temperatures are expected to nosedive to near zero degrees later in the week. Nevertheless, a sign of spring still sprung from the loading dock inside of Great American Ball Park. A truck with a 53-foot trailer arrived and backed in, ready to be loaded with all the equ […]
Bernie Stowe, a Reds fixture and an employee for six decades, died Tuesday after a long illness. Stowe, who had up-close and personal experiences with great players and teams that included the Big Red Machine, was 80 years old.
Throughout his career in the Minor Leagues, Adam Duvall has demonstrated he has power that can clear the fences. If Duvall can prove able to do that in the Major Leagues for the Reds on a consistent basis in 2016, he could emerge as their regular left fielder.
This offseason we will be looking at the top Wahoo Wonders in Blue Wahoos history as we look towards our fifth season. On May 8, 2015, we welcomed the one millionth fan in only our fourth season. Over 1,250,000 fans have been to Blue Wahoos Stadium since 2012.
Tickets for the 2016 Cox Diamond Invitational, a Pensacola Sports Event, are now available for purchase. Blue Wahoos Stadium will serve as host to Auburn, Michigan State, Southern Mississippi and Troy in a round-robin tournament.
This offseason we are looking at the top Wahoo Wonders in Blue Wahoos history as we head into our fifth season. Kazoo is unveiled at Gallery Night in 2012 and has since become integrated into the Pensacola community.
This offseason we are looking at the top Wahoo Wonders in Blue Wahoos history as we head into our fifth season. During the 2015 season, the Blue Wahoos reached the playoffs for the first time in team history after being named the Southern League South Division Second Half Champions.
This offseason we are looking at the top Wahoo Wonders in Blue Wahoos history as we head into our fifth season. During the 2015 season, the Blue Wahoos and Blue Angels came together for a memorable flight and time in the batting cage.
This offseason we are looking at the top Wahoo Wonders in Blue Wahoos history as we head into our fifth season. Two months into their first season, the Blue Wahoos had magic happen on the mound. They celebrated a no-hitter.
This offseason we are looking at the top Wahoo Wonders in Blue Wahoos history as we head into our fifth season. When you look back on how 2014 started, the first series of the season against the Tennessee Smokies was the toughest of acts to follow.
Two very different father-and-son stories were brought to light Wednesday at Fifth Third Field. One came with 46 seasons combined in Major League Baseball, three World Series rings, a famous walk-off home run, one of the richest contracts in baseball history and a colorful nickname that was handed down from one generation to the next.
Registration is underway for the 5th Annual SUBWAY® Dragons 5K at Fifth Third Field on Saturday, July 23. For the fifth straight year, the Dragons and SUBWAY® have teamed up for one of the Miami Valley's biggest races.
Opening night for the 2016 baseball season is 11 weeks away, but Dayton Dragons mascots Heater and Gem along with the Dragons Green Team are already bringing the excitement of baseball season to local elementary schools. For the fourth straight year, the Dragons entertainment team is performing assemblies at Miami Valley elementary schools. The program begin […]
A traditional sign that baseball season is just around the corner in the Miami Valley is the Dayton Daily News / Dayton Dragons National Anthem Tryouts. Auditions for the 2016 season's national anthem performers will be Saturday, February 27 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mall at Fairfield Commons (Main Court).
In 2009, the Dayton Dragons featured an unheralded catcher from West Linn, Oregon who had played college baseball at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Kevin Coddington arrived in Dayton with little fanfare.
Dayton Dragons 2015 starting pitcher Tyler Mahle has been selected as the winner of the Sheldon "Chief" Bender Award as the Cincinnati Reds Minor League Player of the Year, the top honor given to a Reds prospect.
The National League Cincinnati Reds have announced that Ray Martinez will serve as field manager of the Billings Mustangs for the 2016 season. Martinez replaces Dick Schofield, who was promoted to manage the Dayton Dragons of the Class-A Midwest League.
Mustangs pitcher Ty Boyles has been named Co-Pitcher of the Year and Billings' Dick Schofield was named Manager of the Year. Promoted to Class A Dayton at the end of August, Boyles still leads the league with a 2.17 ERA and is second behind Banks with a 1.17 WHIP.
Jim McCurdy, President of the Pioneer Baseball League, has released the Pioneer League's roster for the inaugural Pioneer Baseball League vs. Northwest League All-Star Game sponsored by Cenex Zip Trip® stores. The event, which will be held on August 4, 2015, will be played at Avista Stadium in Spokane, Wash. - the home of the Spokane Indians of the Nort […]
When Stephenson's name was called in the MLB Amateur Draft by first-year commissioner Rob Manfred on June 8, whether he was ready for it or not he was about to begin his journey into professional baseball.
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.
Anchored by their rotation a year ago, the Cardinals enter 2016 hopeful of both rebound and repeat seasons. They'll need both, too, in order to match the success of a 2015 rotation that was baseball's best.
On the heels of South Korean reliever Seung Hwan Oh signing with the Cardinals, MLB.com began an examination of the organization's decade-long journey back into the Asian market. In this final installment, MLB.com will trace the road to signing Oh and examine what that signing could mean for the organization's future in this market.
Jaron Madison, the Cubs' director of player development, knows how important baseball was to him when he was growing up. He hopes other African-American kids will not only learn from the struggles past ballplayers experienced but also take advantage of what the game has to offer.
Which Cubs players are looking to bounce back in 2016? As the Cubs count down to Spring Training, MLB.com takes a look at some hot topics, including which players are on the rebound. After a 97-win season, it would seem that the Cubs didn't have anyone struggle last year, but here are a few players to watch in 2016:
The Cubs and ace Jake Arrieta have agreed to a one-year contract for 2016 worth $10.7 million to avoid arbitration, according to the Associated Press. It's the richest one-year deal for a pitcher with four years of Major League service, per the AP. The club has not confirmed the deal.
Considering the success the Astros had a year ago, they didn't have many holes to fill in the offseason, and two of those needs were addressed by re-signing outfielder Colby Rasmus (he accepted a qualifying offer) and left-hander Tony Sipp.
The loss of designated hitter Evan Gattis, perhaps until the start of the regular season or beyond following surgery to repair a sports hernia, will free up some at-bats this spring. The Astros will get a better gauge on up-and-comers like Matt Duffy, Tyler White, A.J. Reed and Colin Moran.
The Astros won their arbitration case against veteran catcher Jason Castro on Tuesday, when a three-person panel determined he will be paid a $5 million salary this year. Castro was seeking $5.25 million.
This is the fifth of a six-part Around the Horn series that will take a position-by-position look at the Astros' projected starters and backup options heading into next season. Up next: Relief pitching.
Snow covered the field at PNC Park early Wednesday morning as winter weather finally settled in along the Allegheny River. But down the dugout stairs, in the tunnel underneath the stands, was one of the first signs of spring. Wednesday was "Truck Day" for the Pirates.
The Pirates have had a busy offseason, overhauling a quarter of their 40-man roster. They revamped the bottom of their rotation, swapped Pedro Alvarez for John Jaso at first base and continued to add depth to their bullpen.