David Bell has been named the new manager of the Cincinnati Reds. He will be introduced at a press conference on Monday at 11:00 a.m. pic.twitter.com/BdIlLCGKMG — Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) October 21, 2018 Bell has a 3-year deal with a club option for a fourth — C. Trent Rosecrans (@ctrent) October 21, 2018 Hard to […]

The Reds interviewed Tampa Bay Rays coach Rocco Baldelli (37) this week, according to sources from the team. Baldelli’s major league career as a player spanned eight seasons, 2003-10, mostly as a centerfielder for the Rays. He has worked in the Rays organization since retiring, including three years as the first base coach and last […]

Joel Sherman of the New York Post is a reporter who Walt Jocketty and Bob Castellini will have in their old paper rolodexes. Either would be comfortable whipping open a flip phone and giving Sherman an off the record quote.  #Reds are said to be looking more for face of franchise type as manager so […]

The template couldn’t be clearer.  Take a look at the managers leading teams that remain in the postseason, each hired in the last four years.  Craig Counsell, 48, Milwaukee Brewers (2015-18) A.J. Hinch, 44, Houston Astros (2015-18) Dave Roberts, 46, LA Dodgers (2016-18) Alex Cora, 42, Boston Red Sox (2018) They had a combined three […]

#Reds will interview Tampa Bay Rays bench coach Charlie Montoyo and Giants bench coach Hensley Meulens for their manager opening this coming week, according to Reds sources. That brings the total to 10 interviewed for the job — C. Trent Rosecrans (@ctrent) October 6, 2018 Marc Sheldon has a post with information on Charlie Montoya […]

The latest in the Reds manager search from Dick Williams (per John Fay) this afternoon is that the team has contacted Eduardo Perez, but he isn’t scheduled for an interview. The end of the month is still the target date to get a new manager in place. They’ll work through this round of interviews before […]

From C Trent: Can confirm Reds interviewing Girardi, Bell & Ausmus this week. More next week according to reds source https://t.co/8JQ2XMQq8o — C. Trent Rosecrans (@ctrent) October 3, 2018 Read the underlying article from Jon Heyman. Has more detail. Here’s the gist: “The Cincinnati Reds have gotten a quick start on their managerial search, and […]

The Reds under Bryan Price began the season 3-15. That team played without Anthony DeSclafani, David Hernandez, Michael Lorenzen, Eugenio Suarez, Scott Schebler and Matt Harvey. They were the Reds of Gallardo and Gossington. Price was fired. With tonight’s loss to the lowly Kansas City Royals, Jim Riggleman’s Reds may finish the season 3-13.   Don’t […]

Pie in the face was a staple practical joke in the era of silent movies. Lately, it’s what the Reds have been doing to their fans, losing to the worst teams in baseball. The Reds are now 63-77 under Jim Riggleman, 23-39 since the All-Star break. Cincinnati Reds 3 (66-92) • Kansas City Royals 4 (55-102) Box […]

Dick Williams just talked to reporters about the status of the manager search: Dick Williams said Barry Larkin is not a candidate for the #reds managerial position — C. Trent Rosecrans (@ctrent) September 25, 2018 Wilkins said #Reds have interviewed 3 internal candidates- Billy Hatcher, Freddie Benavides & Pat Kelly. John Ferrell and Jim Riggleman […]

Marlins caveat applies to be sure, but Cody Reed followed up his five shutout innings against the Cubs with six more against Miami. Reed is making a strong case for inclusion in the 2019 Reds starting rotation. Luis Castillo, who used to be in the Marlins system, pitches for the Reds tomorrow night. Cincinnati Reds […]

If you were watching last night’s FSO broadcast in the bottom of the 2nd inning, you saw this graphic regarding Matt Harvey’s ERA: Thom Brennaman said: “The simple truth is he (Harvey) has gotten healthier as we have moved forward and the numbers are starting to show it.” Let’s take a closer look at the […]