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Walt Jocketty dubbed one of five general managers 'under pressure'

The proverbial seat isn't exactly piping hot for Reds general manager Walt Jocketty. But it's certainly not comfortable either.In the midst of an injury-riddled season, in addition to being mired in a forgettable second half losing skid, Jocketty finds himself in a tough spot this week as the non-waiver trade deadline looms on Thursday. The Reds aren't out of the postseason...
Via Redlegs Review
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Leake goes about business, shuts down Arizona

CINCINNATI -- The milestone number for Mike Leake was 50. For Aroldis Chapman it was 100. They certainly weren't the biggest numbers of the night for the Reds, but for a team that's been hard-pressed for anything positive recently they were welcomed. Leake earned his 50th career win while Chapman recorded his 100th career save as the Reds won for just the second time in their...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bruce on bereavement list after death of grandfather

CINCINNATI -- The Reds will be without right fielder Jay Bruce for the next few games following the death of Bruce's grandfather. The Reds placed Bruce on the bereavement list prior to Tuesday night's game against Arizona at Great American Ball Park. Bruce has informed team officials that he expects to return to the team Friday in Miami where it will be playing against the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jay Bruce’s nightmare season continues

Jay Bruce was moved to the bereavement list today for reasons still unknown. As a person who loves Jay Bruce, this is incredibly sad and concerning within a season that has been particularly difficult to sit back and watch him struggle through. Bruce is down to .215 now, with 10 home runs and 42 RBI. This was supposed to be Bruce’s greatest season ever. It’s going to end up his...
Via Diamond Hoggers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reds place Jay Bruce on bereavement list

Jay Bruce will be out of Cincinnati's lineup for at least a few days after the Reds placed the outfielder on the bereavement list Tuesday. The precise reasoning for his placement on the list was not disclosed.Right-handed pitcher Curtis Partch was recalled from Triple-A Louisville to take Bruce's spot on the active roster. Tuesday marks the fifth separate time Partch has...
Via Redlegs Review
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alex Blandino promoted to Dayton, Carlton Daal to the DL

In a series of roster moves today, the Dayton Dragons have placed shortstop Carlton Daal on the disabled list with a sprained wrist and promoted from Billings to take his place is 2014 first rounder (29th overall) Alex Blandino. Daal hasn’t played in a few days and was hitting .296/.334/.351 on the season, all coming with Dayton. He had a .911 fielding percentage in 93 starts at...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reds' Pena amazed by Chapman's history making ability

CINCINNATI -- When the bullpen gate swings open and Aroldis Chapman begins his trot toward the pitching mound, Great American Ball Park becomes a one-man stage and the spotlight shines directly on Chapman. The rest of the players stand in the shadows, bit players in The Aroldis Chapman Show. And the show Monday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks could have been entitled, '...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chapman turns up the heat against D-backs

Aroldis Chapman threatened his own record for fastest Major League pitch ever recorded -- 105.1 mph against the Padres on Sept. 24, 2010 -- in Monday night's 2-1, 15-inning loss to the D-backs at Great American Ball Park. The flame-throwing closer came on to pitch the ninth inning with the game tied at 1 and went through the heart of Arizona's lineup, striking out the side...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Minor league pitcher drills batter, catcher and ump

Curtis Partch, pitcher for the Triple-A team Louisville Bats (affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds), pulled off quite the impressive pitch Monday night. Partch’s fastball can reach the upper-90′s, and he managed to hit the batter, the catcher, and the umpire with one pitch. Check out Partch’s blazing fastball below!
Via Sports-Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Aroldis Chapman hits 104 on radar gun

Your browser does not support iframes. Aroldis Chapman still throws very, very hard. The Cincinnati Reds reliever has struck out 66 batters in just 32 1/3 innings of work this season. When you see the 104-mph fastball he threw against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night, you’ll understand why. That’s right, Chapman hit 104. The […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

They Aren’t Saying Bruce

Source: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images North America From an end-game roto-scoring perspective, no player in the game has been more statistically consistent than Jay Bruce. Over the past three seasons here are Bruce’s 5×5 stat lines: YEAR Avg Runs HR RBI SB 2011 .256 84 32 97 9 2012 .252 89 34 99 7 2013 .262 89 30 109 9   Heading into this season, the 27-year old...
Via The Fantasy Fix
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jim Bowden proposes trade to bring Marlon Byrd to Reds

You don't have to be a baseball expert to notice how badly the Reds need offensive help.Entering Sunday, Cincinnati's depleted offense had mustered just 14 runs in eight games since the All-Star Break. With top hitters Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips expected to be out of the lineup for several more weeks, the need to add an extra bat has become critical if the Reds want...
Via Redlegs Review
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds to watch Cuban OF Rusney Castillo today

As first reported by C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer, the Reds will be one of the teams in attendance for Cuban defectee outfielder Rusney Castillo. #Reds will be among the teams at Saturday’s showcase of Cuban OF/SS Rusney Castillo — ctrent (@ctrent) July 25, 2014 Where things get interesting is that he will work out at shortstop, a position he hasn’t really...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Michael Lorenzen can still hit

Notes from some performances last night While technically not a prospect because of too much time in the Major Leauges, Jason Bourgeois has been on a roll lately. Over his last seven games he is 14-32 with three doubles and a triple. In 431 plate appearances for Louisville this year he has just 36 strikeouts to go along with 29 walks and a .285/.31/.383 line while playing center...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds trade rumors: Will Walt Jocketty pull the trigger?

The loss of Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips has really hurt this Reds team. For about the last month leading up to the All-Star break, the Cincinnati Reds were playing their best baseball of the 2014 season and had pretty much everyone healthy, after starting the season in an injury filled rut. Their starting rotation was back to health with the return of Mat Latos in early June...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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