The Cincinnati Reds are scheduled to host the St. Louis Cardinals at Great American Ball Park at 4:10 p.m. April 1. The Cardinals will start Jack Flaherty.
Posted: March 9, 2021, 2:51 am
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona – Jeff Hoffman knows the Salt River Fields mounds very well after spending the last five years with the Colorado Rockies. Facing his former team for the first time after he was traded to the Reds in November, Hoffman looked comfortable. He struck out four in three innings, permitting three hits and one walk.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 11:32 pm
Because of travel issues from the Dominican Republic in February, Castillo was the last Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher to arrive to spring training and the last one to appear in a game or a simulated game. But after striking out three hitters in two innings of an intrasquad scrimmage on Monday, Castillo said he will be ready to pitch in a spring training game this week. It was kind of tough getting here late, but we’re making good strides,” Castillo said through translator Jorge Merlos.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 10:00 pm
Rheal Cormier, who played 16 Major League Baseball seasons and last pitched in MLB for the Cincinnati Reds in 2007, died after a battle with pancreatic cancer, according to an announcement from the Philadelphia Phillies. He was 53. Cormier pitched for the Phillies from 2001 to 2006, his longest stint with any team during his MLB career.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 9:00 pm
Mar. 8—Jonathan India showed his power Friday in his fifth Catcus League appearance of spring training for the Cincinnati Reds. India, the No. 5 draft pick in the first round in 2018, hit a line-drive home run to right field against the Arizona Diamondbacks. He hit 11 home runs in his first two seasons in the minors but knows that’s not his game. “I feel more like a gap hitter,” India said. …
Posted: March 8, 2021, 7:35 pm
There are a lot of things to take from it,” Doolittle said. You can’t just pack it in after you give up three runs. You can’t be out there licking your wounds and bummed out that your first one didn’t go well.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 5:59 pm
Cincinnati Reds fans can toast an accomplishment even before Opening Day’s first pitch: They are among the biggest drinkers in Major League Baseball, according to a a new report. Reds fans tied for No. with Cleveland Indian backers as the third-booziest in baseball in NJ Online Gambling’s report “Which MLB Fans Drink the Most?
Posted: March 8, 2021, 11:29 am
Cionel Pérez pitched his third scoreless inning of spring training, and he didn’t allow a hit to any of the four Giants batters he faced on Sunday. He’s electric, man,” said relief pitcher Sean Doolittle, who pitched the second inning. I love the way his arm works.
Posted: March 7, 2021, 11:44 pm
GOODYEAR, Arizona – The way an arbitrator calculates last year’s shortened season could play a part in the way the Cincinnati Reds shape their Opening Day roster. Outfielder Aristides Aquino, right-hander José De León and lefty Cionel Pérez are among a small group of players around the league who may be eligible for another minor-league option year. If any of them aren’t eligible and out of minor-league options, he will have a higher chance of making the big-league team out of camp.
Posted: March 7, 2021, 9:18 pm
In the first week of spring training, Strange-Gordon has appeared in three games and had eight plate appearances. He started the second game of spring training at second base, the fourth game of spring training at shortstop and the sixth game as the designated hitter. Strange-Gordon, who led the league in stolen bases in three different seasons, has shown so far that speed remains his best tool.
Posted: March 7, 2021, 7:01 pm
One of the talking points in Reds camp so far has been the role of Michael Lorenzen in 2021. He’s stated his interest in being in the starting rotation, and has planned to move to that role to start the year. Is that decision ultimately up to him, though?
Posted: March 7, 2021, 3:30 pm
GOODYEAR, Arizona – Josh Osich spent a large chunk of the offseason focused on increasing his fastball velocity. His fastball dipped to 92 mph last season, according to Statcast, a notable drop after he was throwing 94 mph in 2019 and 96 mph in 2016. So, when he saw the radar gun during his first spring training outing, it was encouraging news.
Posted: March 5, 2021, 10:14 pm
Was non-tendered by the Angels on October 3rd, 2020. Signed a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds on February 16th. Career Stats Scouting Report The Good Stuff Projections Outlook Cam Bedrosian might have only gotten a minor league deal from the Reds, but that doesn’t mean he’s a longshot to make the Opening Day roster.
Posted: March 5, 2021, 2:07 pm
Mar. 4—Many folks focused on how hard Cincinnati Reds prospect Hunter Greene threw the baseball in his first game in more than two years. He was not one of them. “For me, I’m focusing on so much more than that,” said the 21-year-old right-hander who last appeared in a baseball game as a member of the Dayton Dragons on July 26, 2018. “There’s a lot to work on other than velocity. It’s great and …
Posted: March 4, 2021, 3:09 pm
Julio Urías makes a quick exit after struggling to get outs for the Dodgers in a 4-4 draw with the Cincinnati Reds in MLB spring training on Wednesday.
Posted: March 4, 2021, 3:50 am
Mar. 3—The Cincinnati Reds announced Wednesday afternoon plans to sell single-game tickets in multiple steps. A limited number of single-game tickets for the 2021 season (excluding Opening Day) at Great American Ball Park will go on sale at 9 a.m. March 17 at 9 a.m. via the team website. A day later, the team plans to open the ticket windows at the park for in-person sales. Prior to those …
Posted: March 4, 2021, 2:04 am
These picks don’t look all that reasonable, but here’s why they could still happen in the 2021 MLB season.
Posted: March 3, 2021, 8:10 pm
Mar. 2—For Jesse Winker, the 2020 season felt like a step in the right direction. For the first time in his four seasons in the big leagues, the Cincinnati Reds finished with a winning record and reached the playoffs. Winker started both games in the National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves and went 1-for-6 with a walk. The Reds failed to score a run, falling well short of …
Posted: March 2, 2021, 7:35 pm
Sometimes, you just need a second chance. Fred Zinkie identifies some key post-hype sleepers to consider in fantasy baseball drafts.
Posted: March 2, 2021, 4:38 pm
Matt Davidson reported to Dodgers camp as a right-handed-hitting corner infielder with some pop. But he can also pitch, which interests Dave Roberts.
Posted: March 2, 2021, 1:00 pm