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Larkin helping Senzel adjust to shortstop

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:46:13 EDT

The original idea was that Reds top prospect Nick Senzel would be exposed to several positions throughout the infield and outfield to get comfortable and more versatile.

Bailey hopes healthy spring brings return to form

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:07:17 EDT

Reds pitcher Homer Bailey is not getting ahead of himself. Bailey, a veteran of two no-hitters but three elbow surgeries, felt good throughout the offseason and rolled into Spring Training healthy. It's something Bailey doesn't take for granted.

Winker's emergence creates 4-man OF rotation

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:27:08 EDT

Someone among Adam Duvall, Scott Schebler, Billy Hamilton or Jesse Winker will sit each game.

MLB announces pace of play initiatives for '18

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:41:47 EDT

Major League Baseball will implement new pace of play rules for the 2018 season, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Monday, but there will be no pitch clock this season.

Votto reports, issues 'winning' challenge to Reds

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 14:46:40 EDT

By his own accounting, Joey Votto purposely tried not to do too much with his offseason. The Reds first baseman embraced his down time.

Reds invite reliever Rowen to big league camp

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:09:40 EDT

The Reds have invited Ben Rowen to Major League Spring Training camp, the team announced Monday, after signing the right-hander to a Minor League deal.

Reds' SS situation helped draw Pennington

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:42:00 EDT

When free-agent infielder Cliff Pennington sized up his options for signing for 2018, the Reds emerged as his top choice. The club needed a backup shortstop for Jose Peraza, and none of the other players currently in camp were natural shortstops like Pennington.

Reds' Top 30 Prospects list

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:59:55 EDT

Who do the Reds have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Cincy's Top 30 Prospects on's Prospect Watch.

Hughes wants to use familiarity as advantage

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:32:11 EDT

Reliever Jared Hughes spent the entirety of a Major League career that began in 2011 pitching for teams in the National League Central.

Votto spent his offseason trying to 'get fatter'

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:49:17 EDT

Votto spent his offseason trying to 'get fatter'

Gennett rewarded in arbitration case

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:30:00 EDT

Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett prevailed in his arbitration case and will earn $5.7 million in 2018. The Reds had proposed $5.1 million.

Castillo primed to build on dazzling debut

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:15:15 EDT

There are several young Reds pitchers coming off their rookie seasons who are vying for jobs in the rotation and bullpen. Right-hander Luis Castillo, 25, doesn't have that pressure or worry despite a resume of just 15 big league starts.

Herrera: Lingering shoulder issues are over

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:30:08 EDT

For most of his brief tenure in the Reds' organization, second baseman Dilson Herrera has been plagued by a sore right shoulder. Herrera felt that those issues were finally behind him.

Now a backup, Mesoraco has a lot to prove

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:19:50 EDT

Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco understands that in the competitive world of Major League Baseball, time waits for no player, especially for three years. From 2015-17, injuries limited Mesoraco to 95 games and 57 starts behind the plate.

Suarez electrifies clubhouse with new look

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:28:50 EDT

A guy with dyed platinum-gray hair walked into the Reds clubhouse on Thursday morning. No, it wasn't TV chef Guy Fieri from Food Network, but their regular third baseman, Eugenio Suarez.

Reds ink Pennington to Minor League deal

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:45:27 EDT

The Reds signed veteran infielder Cliff Pennington to a Minor League contract on Thursday. According to, Pennington would earn $1.5 million this season if he made the club out of camp.

Reed competing for bullpen spot this spring

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:29:54 EDT

During Reds Caravan late last month, manager Bryan Price took pitcher Cody Reed aside. Reed, who is primarily a starter, was told by Price he would not be included in the battle for the fifth spot in the rotation.

Gray area: Suarez arrives sporting new locks

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:32:11 EDT

Check out Eugenio Suarez's fantastically gray hair

Senzel working out at middle-infield positions

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:38:02 EDT

Position players often arrive at Spring Training early and get to work. Reds top prospect Nick Senzel arrived very early.

Top 20 players who will shape NL Central race

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:00:00 EDT

These aren't necessarily the best players in the division, but they're the ones whose 2018 performance will be most vital to their teams' success this season, and seasons moving forward.

Gennett rolls into Reds camp in RV

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:06:03 EDT

The Reds' second baseman says he got the RV so he could bring his dog, Leo, to Arizona.

Competition begins for Reds' 5th rotation spot

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:15:12 EDT

The Reds open Spring Training today with the arrival of pitchers and catchers at camp, and thus formally begins the deepest and most competitive battle for a job -- the fifth spot in Cincinnati's rotation.

DeSclafani eager to return to action

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:02:04 EDT

After missing last season with a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his (right) throwing elbow, Anthony DeSclafani is feeling good and ready to start Spring Training.

Reds' rotation trio raring to go at Spring Training

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:25:44 EDT

As Spring Training opens on Tuesday with the reporting of Reds pitchers and catchers, the healthy returns of Anthony DeSclafani, Homer Bailey and Brandon Finnegan will be paramount.

Will Reds get Scooter-style surprise this spring?

Fri, 9 Feb 2018 12:41:20 EDT

With Spring Training fast approaching, is taking a look at different aspects of the 2018 Reds. Today's topic: predicting the 25-man roster.

Eyeing starting job, Garrett already in camp

Fri, 9 Feb 2018 15:46:00 EDT

With a goal to earn a job on the big league pitching staff for the Reds when Spring Training opens next week, Amir Garrett isn't wasting time. Like others on the club, Garrett is already in camp in Goodyear, Ariz., working out and getting ready.

'18 Player Preview: Dominate your fantasy draft

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 17:27:29 EDT

From baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Reds' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.

Parker thrived, entertained over great career

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 21:57:24 EDT

Dave Parker was one of baseball's most talented and entertaining players during his 19-year big league career, which began with the Pirates in 1973.

Duvall is one of MLB's best defensive OFers

Fri, 9 Feb 2018 13:16:07 EDT

Duvall is one of MLB's best defensive OFers

Senzel to create plenty of buzz at Reds camp

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 12:31:59 EDT

Perhaps not since Cuban flamethrower Aroldis Chapman in 2010, or outfielder Jay Bruce before that, have the Reds had someone with no Major League experience who will be as intriguing as top prospect Nick Senzel.

Truck Day heralds start of Spring Training

Tue, 6 Feb 2018 13:34:01 EDT

On Tuesday, a 53-foot tractor-trailer truck backed into the loading dock of Great American Ball Park to be filled with equipment headed to the Reds' Spring Training facilities in Goodyear, Ariz.

Norman, Bristol join Dunn in Reds HOF class

Tue, 6 Feb 2018 17:30:46 EDT

Starting pitcher Fred Norman and manager Dave Bristol will join Adam Dunn to complete the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame's Induction Class of 2018.

Brice seeking secure spot in Reds' bullpen

Fri, 2 Feb 2018 16:00:36 EDT

When reliever Austin Brice went on Reds Caravan last week, the team had yet to finalize its signing of David Hernandez to a two-year, $5 million contract. The deal essentially locked up a fourth, and perhaps a fifth, bullpen spot.

Innings Festival to rock Spring Training in AZ

Mon, 5 Feb 2018 09:00:00 EDT

In what could become a new Spring Training tradition, Major League Baseball and MLB Network are preparing for the first annual Innings Festival, a weekend music festival that will run at the Tempe (Ariz.) Beach Park & Arts Park during the final weekend of Cactus League play, March 23-25.

Reds looking to sort out rotation as camp nears

Mon, 5 Feb 2018 10:00:00 EDT

The Reds have some young arms that could give their rotation a boost a year after Cincy's starters finished last in the National League in ERA.

New Prolight 59Fifty Spring Training caps are in

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:14:14 EDT

New Era unveiled the new PROLIGHT 59FIFTY that players will be wearing this spring, a fitted cap featuring a new featherweight polyester material that is the lightest on-field fabric in MLB history.

Injuries in past, future beckons T. Stephenson

Thu, 1 Feb 2018 14:34:14 EDT

Just by virtue of his being the 11th overall pick in the 2015 Draft, prospect Tyler Stephenson and the Reds had easily envisioned the catcher's path toward reaching the Major Leagues. They still do, despite some obstacles. Injuries have limited the 21-year-old in each of the past two years at Class A Dayton, where he played only 39 games in 2016 and 80 games last season.

Reds sign righty Hernandez to 2-year contract

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 16:24:54 EDT

With a couple of weeks remaining before Spring Training, the Reds further bolstered their bullpen on Tuesday with the signing of right-hander David Hernandez to a two-year contract worth $5 million.

Ready to roll: Romano eyeing rotation spot

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 14:04:58 EDT

Reds pitcher Sal Romano just wrapped the team's caravan over the weekend and has his sights firmly set on arriving in Arizona next week for an early start to Spring Training.

Reds exec, former big league GM Towers dies

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 21:14:12 EDT

Former Padres and D-backs general manager Kevin Towers has died after a battle with cancer. He was 56.

Weight for it: Maintaining mass key for Duvall

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 10:05:15 EDT

For his two full seasons with the Reds, left fielder Adam Duvall posted big numbers overall -- including back-to-back 30-home run years. But imagine what kind of statistics Duvall could produce if he was able to avoid big second-half drop-offs.