FOX reporter Jon Paul Morosi reports the Reds are drawing considerable interest at the winter GM meetings in CA, since many teams are looking for a shortstop. Jocketty confirmed with Morosi that the Reds would be willing to part with either Zack Cozart or Didi Gregorius, the two shortstops on the Reds 40-man roster, if […]

The Reds have traded LH pitcher Jeremy Horst to the Philadelphia Phillies for SS/Utility infielder, Wilson Valdez.  Mark Sheldon provides the essentials on Valdez at the plate: Valdez spent the last two seasons in Philadelphia and batted .249 with a .294 on-base percentage, one home run and 30 RBIs over 99 games in 2011. A […]

Cleaning up some loose ends from the last couple of days; here’s this, from Mark Sheldon: Longtime organizational man Mack Jenkins had never heard of the job of assistant pitching coach in the big leagues before, certainly not on the Reds. But when the role was offered, he was more than happy to accept. “I’m […]

Tomorrow is September 1st, the time of year for young players to get a “cup of coffee” at the big league level with a chance to catch the GM’s or manager’s eye and hopefully get themselves an opportunity to win a big league job in spring training. Since the Reds are out of the playoff […]

Games Played on 08/29/11 Minor League Players of the Day: Carolina 1B Neftali Soto: He went 3 for 5 while hitting his 30th HR. AAA Columbus 11 – Louisville 2 Chris Heisey homered. Chris Valaika and Dan Dorn each doubled. Daryl Thompson got the loss as he went 0.2 IP and allowed 8 R, 5 […]

Down On The Farm Games Played on 08/16/11 Minor League Players of the Day: AZL Reds OF Steven Selsky: He went 2 for 3 with 2 HR and a BB. AAA Louisville 3 – Indianapolis 2 Denis Phipps went 3 for 4 with 2 2B and a SB. Juan Francisco hit his 12th HR. Chris […]

Games Played on 07/02/11 Minor League Player of the Day: Dayton RF Yorman Rodriguez: He went 3 for 3 with a HR and a 2B. AAA Columbus 6 – Louisville 5 ( 10 Innings ) Yonder Alonso went 1 for 3 with a HR and 2 BB. Devin Mesoraco went 2 for 5 with a […]

Games played on June 29 Minor League Player of the Day: Daniel Renken (Dayton) 6 IP, 2 hits, 0 ER, 1 BB, 14 K’s (10 consecutive), Win. AAA Gwinnett 3 – Louisville 1 Zack Cozart went 2-4 with an RBI.  Cozart is now batting .321/.363/.485.  Juan Francisco also went 2-4.  Juan is now batting .292/.324/.503. […]

Games Played on 06/27/11 Minor League Player of the Day: Carolina Mudcat OF, David Cook, went 3-3 with a double, homer and 2 walks. AAA Toledo 7 – Louisville 2 Zach Cozart went 3-4 with a walk, Todd Frazier went 2-4 with a homer, Chris Valaika went 2-3 with a double. Jeremy Horst got roughed […]

From John Fay: The Reds apparently optioned left-hander Jeremy Horst to the Triple-A Louisville. The Reds didn’t announce the transaction but Horst pitched for the Bats last night. Left-hander Aroldis Chapman was on the team plane to Baltimore. He could be activated for tonight’s game. The Reds also have to make a move to get […]

Congratulations to the Redleg Nation Players of the Month for May!!! (Selected by you, the Redleg Nation voters) Hitter: Todd Frazier, Louisville Bats Todd has been Mr. Versatility for the Bats, playing OF, 3B, 1B, DH, and even has one game at 2B. In May, in 27 games (which included a quick trip to the […]

Let’s recap tonight’s titanic struggle…. FINAL Milwaukee 7 Cincinnati 2 W: Z. Greinke (4-1) L: C. Reineke (0-1) BOX SCORE POSITIVES –Jeremy Horst threw the ball fairly well out of the pen. Drew Stubbs had a couple of hits, including a double. Jay Bruce had another RBI. NEGATIVES –Really uninspired performance by the good guys […]