The Reds made some serious moves among their coaching staff yesterday. The Reds fired pitching coach Jeff Pico and bench coach Jay Bell. They shuffled some other coaches around, and brought in a new pitching coach and first base coach. Here is the new coaching staff: Pitching coach: Mark Riggins He was the Reds minor league […]

Down on the Farm as a daily feature with coverage of all the minor league games will not be airing here as it has in the past. In this new weekly feature column, however, I’ll attempt to fill the void a bit by highlighting some of the happenings from each team in the previous week […]

Just some stray bits of Reds info that have been piling up on my desk: The Reds announced their major and minor league awards for the 2010 season at Redsfest. To no one’s surprise, the Ernie Lombardi Award (for team MVP) went to NL MVP Joey Votto. Bronson Arroyo won the Johnny Vander Meer Award […]

From the DDN: As of Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 11, Todd Benzinger knew he would be returning to the Dragons to manage the team for a second season, but he didn’t know who his coaches would be. “Really? That’s fantastic,” said the Reds’ former first baseman when he heard his new hitting coach would be Ken […]