Trade Central: Reds Deal Ryan Hanigan To Rays in Three-Team Swap
The Deal The Diamondbacks, Rays and Reds hooked up on a three-team deal in which Tampa Bay acquired catcher Ryan Hanigan (from the Reds) and reliever Heath Bell (from the [...]
Rule 5 Preview: Cubs’ Marcus Hatley, Yankees’ Danny Burawa Among Names To Watch
Some scouts’ passports will be getting a workout in the leadup to the Dec. 12 Rule 5 draft. The Nov. 20 deadline to set 40-man rosters in advance of the [...]
Rule 5 Sneak Peek: Deadline Looms For Clubs To Make 40-Man Additions
Teams have a lot of decisions to make over the next few hours. That’s because midnight tonight is the deadline to set 40-man rosters in preparation for next month’s Rule [...]
Surveying The Landscape After The 2013 Trade Deadline
Now that dust has settled on the 2013 trade deadline, let’s take stock of the altered landscape and view the in-season maneuvering as a complete narrative rather than a few [...]
Reds Acquire Parker Frazier In Minor Trade With Rockies
The Deal The Reds and Rockies kick-started the second half trade market by swapping Triple-A arms, one with 100 big league appearances and the other with zero. Cincinnati acquired 24-year-old [...]
Reds Midseason Update: Robert Stephenson Raises The Bar
Best player: The bar was already pretty high for righthander Robert Stephenson, the Reds’ first-round pick in the 2011 draft and No. 2 prospect. He’s raised it with his performance [...]
Chad Jones Earns A Fourth Chance, This Time With Reds
CINCINNATI—On the second day of the draft, lefthander Chad Jones had his named called for the fourth time in his life, as the Reds took him in the ninth round, [...]
What Your Team Did In The Draft: National League Edition
Now that all of the selections have been made, our draft experts took a few moments to glance at each team’s draft list and see what stood out. We won’t [...]
Reds Add Phillip Ervin To Talented Center Field Corps
CINCINNATI—Taking the best player available has long been the Reds’ philosophy in the draft, with neither need nor position influencing who comes off the team’s draft board. In 2008, the [...]
The Top 10 Youngest Players In Each League On Opening Day
As we’ve done for three years, here’s a look at the Top 10 youngest players in each league as the season began (you can also see the 2012 Opening Day, 2011 [...]
Reds Send Hamilton To Bats
The Reds extended their affiliation agreement with Triple-A Louisville through 2016 at the end of January. A couple of days later, Reds general manager Walt Jocketty gave the Bats a signing bonus. Jocketty said Billy Hamilton, the Reds' top prospect and arguably the most exciting prospect in the game, will start the 2013 season as the Bats' center fielder.
Corcino Follows In Cueto’s Footsteps
In 2008, the Reds put Johnny Cueto in the rotation out of spring training, even though he'd made just 14 starts above high Class A.<br/>Fellow righthander Daniel Corcino has similar stuff to Cueto and put up similar numbers in the minors. But Corcino has no shot at making the club this spring.
Reds’ Stephenson Has Electric Fastball
Robert Stephenson, like everyone else in the park, took notice. Stephenson's fastball registered an even 100 mph on the scoreboard readout at Fifth Third Park in Dayton.
Reds Have Depth Behind The Plate
Everyone knows who the No. 1 catching prospect in the Reds organization is. Devin Mesoraco is the catcher of the future. But Tucker Barnhart gives the Reds good depth at the position. Barnhart, a 21-year-old switch-hitter, won the 2011 Gold Glove for the entire minor leagues. That's quite an honor, considering Barnhart spent the year at low Class A Dayton. He committed two errors in 97 games and threw out 47 percent of basestealers.