Though rebuilding periods are painful to endure for clubs, they do serve a purpose that can yield a few positives. In this case, Cincinnati let Scott Schebler struggle and work through a slump with regular at-bats. Going into the 2017 season, the right-field spot could be Schebler's.
The Reds didn't get quite the same haul as the Yankees did in their deal for closer Aroldis Chapman, which featured Gleyber Torres and Billy McKinney from the Cubs. Torres was ranked as the No. 17 prospect in baseball according to MLBPipeline.com, and McKinney is now the Yankees' No. 15 prospect. But the continued development of starting pitching p […]
In a small conference room in the lowest level of Louisville Slugger Field sat Reds prospect Amir Garrett; the plush office chair underneath him dwarfed by the frame of the 6-foot-5, 210-pound left-hander.
One Reds prospect rebounded from an injury filled season to more than get back on the map. The other showed that he's right around the corner from reaching the Major Leagues. What outfielder Aristides Aquino and starting pitcher Amir Garrett have in common is they were named MLBPipeline.com's 2016 Reds Prospects of the Year.
The Pensacola Blue Wahoos are excited to announce a two-year extension of the team's Player Development Contract with the Cincinnati Reds. This agreement will keep the Blue Wahoos as the Reds Double-A affiliate through the 2018 season.
The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs has announced the Pensacola Blue Wahoos winners of the Community Service Award. Ray Sayre was named Groundskeeper of the Year for the fourth consecutive season.
The Cincinnati Reds Double-A affiliate, which won both the first and second halves this season, lost to the Mississippi Braves, 4-2, Saturday, ending its dream to win its first Southern League Championship.
Mississippi third baseman Carlos Franco hit a three-run homer in the third inning and 6-foot-6 right-hander Patrick Weigel handcuffed the Pensacola hitters throwing seven scoreless innings to give the Braves a 5-0 win Thursday in front of 3,866 at Blue Wahoos Stadium.
They extended its franchise record to 12 walk-offs this year when with the bases loaded Blue Wahoos catcher Joe Hudson walked on four straight pitches from Mississippi closer Caleb Dirks to give Pensacola a dramatic 6-5 victory Wednesday.
Pensacola Blue Wahoos second baseman Alex Blandino came through with arguably the biggest hit of the season when his double knocked in two runs and lifted his club to an improbable second half Southern League South Division title.
Hundreds of local residents are joining forces to fight lung cancer, united in the belief that surviving lung cancer should be the expectation, not the exception. These everyday superheroes will be meeting at the Dayton Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Walk on Saturday, October 22 at the Fifth Third Field.
The Dragons on-field hosts serve as the emcees of the entire entertainment show that takes place during inning breaks at Dragons home games. The hosts introduce contestants, skits, and contests and provide personality and enthusiasm.
Brandy Guinaugh, Vice President of Sponsor Services for the Dayton Dragons, has been selected as the Midwest League's Woman Executive of the Year. The honor also carries the league's nomination for the national award, Minor League Baseball's Rawlings Woman Executive of the Year.
The Dayton Dragons have gone pink during the month of October. In partnership with Kettering Health Network, the Dragons have turned their website pink to support the upcoming Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.
With the Hot Stove season nearing and the most unlikely of World Series matchups now set, let's take some time on the eve of Game 1 to hit on some topics that relate to what could be ahead for the Cardinals this offseason.
Lefty reliever Zach Duke, who made 28 appearances for the Cardinals after being acquired on July 31, will not make another in 2017. General manager John Mozeliak confirmed that Duke recently underwent surgery to repair his ulnar collateral ligament as well as a forearm flexor muscle in his left arm. Recovery from the surgery is expected to take between 12 an […]
Former Rockies, A's and Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday was inducted into the Arizona Fall League Hall of Fame on Wednesday night prior to the contest between the Surprise Saguaros and the Scottsdale Scorpions at Scottsdale Stadium.
The 112th World Series gets underway tonight as the Cubs and Indians begin their quests for an elusive title in Game 1 of the Fall Classic. And we are on the scene, around Cleveland and at Progressive Field, taking it all in as first pitch fast approaches.
The World Series for the ages begins tonight at 8 ET with Game 1 between the Cubs and Indians at Progressive Field, and each FOX broadcast on the way to the drought-busting clincher will be streamed live to eligible subscribers for only $9.99 with the MLB.TV Postseason package.
He's been an All-Star in both leagues, a batting champion, appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated and won a Gold Glove Award and a Silver Slugger Award. Now, Astros second baseman Jose Altuve is a cartoon character.
He's arguably the most popular Houston athlete this side of J.J. Watt. And if there was any doubt of Astros second baseman Jose Altuve's level of adoration in the city, the loud roar that erupted when he took the field prior to Sunday night's Houston Texans game served as a reminder.
With the final out of Friday's intra-squad game in Kissimmee, Fla., the Astros not only signaled the end to this year's instructional league -- a fall camp for younger Minor League prospects -- but also said goodbye to their complex at Osceola County Stadium, which has hosted the team's Spring Training and offseason programs since 1985.
As the Pirates evaluate what went wrong this year and identify where they can improve next season, they will start from the ground up. That's true in a symbolic sense, as Pittsburgh's front office is poring over everything that led to a disappointing 78-83 campaign. But it's also literal, a product of the Pirates pitching staff's dip in g […]
Pittsburgh's home run output increased from 140 to 153 this year, but the Bucs dropped from 10th to 12th-most in the NL. The Royals (147), Giants (130), Marlins (128) and Braves (122) were the only Major League clubs to hit fewer homers than the Bucs.
Josh Bell's bat made him one of the top prospects in the Pirates' system. But when the 24-year-old left his end-of-season exit interview with manager Clint Hurdle and general manager Neal Huntington, he was thinking mostly about his defense.