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New Role for Bubba

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports today that Bubba Nelson has opened the season in AA Chattanooga as the team's closer: Bubba Nelson, a 23-year-old right-hander, is being used as the closer at Double-A Chattanoo... Read More...
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Minor League Opening Day Rosters

Baseball America now has all the Reds Minor League Teams opening day rosters located in a single location and they include some updated information as to players beginning the year on the DL. I've included the... Read More...
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Hancock Aggravates Injury

Word is from the Cincy Post that Hancock aggravated his groin injury yesterday and is headed for a stint on the DL. That means that both Belisle and Valentine will make the opening day roster. The only roster... Read More...
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Blanco Watch

Keep an eye out the next few days to see what Jim Bowden does with Tony Blanco, who had a pretty decent spring with the Nationals: BATTERS BA SLG OBA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO Blanco .289 .368 .378 38 2 ... Read More...
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Catcher

Is this a position for which there should be a battle being waged? Is Jason LaRue worthy of a rubber stamp for the starting assignment? I wasn't very excited when the Reds resigned LaRue for 3M. Nothing agai... Read More...
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Something Brewing with Bowden?

Pena is having a bad spring, Kearns is tearing it up, as is Rob Stratton. McCoy notes this in today's Dayton Daily News. Pena is hitting .138 with one double and 11 strikeouts in 28 at-bats. There are rumbli... Read More...