Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Matt Klinker announced his retirement recently. He talked about his decision with a local reporter. I have made no bones about admitting my prejudice for Matt over the years here on Redleg Nation. He’s a great guy, he has a great family (I’ve had the pleasure of meeting his parents and […]

Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Matt Klinker had his first start on Sunday for the Bravos de Margarita of the Liga Venezuela Beisbol Profesional versus the Aguilas del Zulla. Pretty good outing for Matt: 5 IP 3 H 1 R 1 ER 1 BB 3 K Keep it up Matt and stay safe down there!!

Over at Big Red Redemption…they do 10 Questions with Redleg Nation Spotlight Player, Matt Klinker. It’s a fun and interesting read….

Nice 3 and a 1/2 minute interview with Spotlight Player Matt Klinker from the Bats blog, The Bats Signal.

I enjoyed the fact that Matt Klinker got a little love over at; check out Mark Sheldon’s piece here. It’s a typical spring player profile, with the angle of the hometown kid who is in big league camp for the first time. Klinker, a Spotlight Player here at RN, has been a friend of […]

Bill Lack had the opportunity to sit down with our buddy Matt Klinker to talk about the upcoming 2011 season. Klinker, a right-hander in the Reds minor league system, just got his first invite to the big league camp for spring training. Enjoy: the first RNR podcast of 2011! You can listen with the player […]

On the Reds website: Rising fast Right-handed pitcher Matt Klinker, a West Chester, Ohio, native and 15th round pick in 2007, is back at Triple-A Louisville after he started the season at Double-A. Klinker was 4-3 with a 1.63 ERA in nine starts at Carolina.

From MiLB (and the Bats): As the Cincinnati Reds’ pitching staff starts to take shape over the final few weeks of spring training, the organization will also begin to assemble its stable of arms that will begin the year at triple-A with the Louisville Bats. One likely candidate to start the year near the top […]

Bill Lack takes the reins this week for an engaging discussion with Cincinnati Reds prospect, and Redleg Nation Spotlight Player, Matt Klinker. It’s another action-packed thrill-ride episode of the Redleg Nation Radio podcast! Or something like that. You can listen with the player at the bottom of this post or right-click here to download the […]

Our friends over at Redlegs Baseball has rated Matt Klinker as the Reds #15 prospect and has an interesting writeup on Matt. UPDATE: Now our friend Doug over at has done a piece on Matt.

Great news for one of our Spotlight Players, Matt Klinker: OF Chris Heisey and RHP Matt Klinker have been named International League Player of the Week and Southern League Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for the week of 7/6-7/12…Heisey, who participated in Monday‚Äôs XM All-Star Futures Game, went 9-for-20 during the week (.450) with 2 […]

Redleg Nation is happy to announce that Spotlight Player Matt Klinker has been promoted to the Class AA Carolina Mudcats and will be starting for them on Monday evening at home against the Tennessee Smokies. Congratulations Matt!!