Cincinnati Reds Articles

Each week Athlon Sports looks back at the previous week's best baseball players in the American and National Leagues and recaps the most outstanding pitching performances. Here are last week's — June 25-July 1 — standouts. AL Player of the Week...
Rich McVey
3 years ago
1. Dodgers — Dodgers and opponents batting .239 in June. 2. Yankees — Rafael Soriano had five saves during nine-game win streak. 3. Rangers — Just one game over .500 since their torrid April. 4. Reds — New ace Mat Latos is 5-0 over last...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday and a Weekend Rundown every Thursday. Forget about the curve ball, Ricky. Give him the heater! The closing situation around baseball seems to...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
We often hear baseball pundits talk about the value of hitters being surrounded by other feared hitters in the lineup. It’s easy to see the impact of not having protection behind hitters in the lineup. We learned the importance of that nearly a...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday and the Weekend Rundown every Thursday. Ailing Outfielders It’s been a tough week for outfielders around MLB, with Arizona’s Chris Young, Boston...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
NL Central 1. St. Louis 2. Milwaukee 3. Cincinnati 4. Pittsburgh 5. Chicago 6. Houston The St. Louis Cardinals seemed to be riding a magic carpet for two months last season, turning a 10.5-game deficit in the wild card chase into a World...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Cincinnati Reds Entering the 2011 season, general manager Walt Jocketty essentially did nothing to upgrade a team coming off a National League Central championship. The Reds subsequently slipped to a third-place finish. This offseason, however...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
--By Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman) Since the St. Louis Cardinals won their 11th World Series in late October, the baseball world has witnessed many major moves and risky contracts — and that was with the big-money Yankees and Red Sox staying...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
—by Mark Ross Similar to the American League, this offseason has seen plenty of changes when it comes to the pitching staffs in the National League. Trades and free agent signings have not only impacted rosters, but have been made in hopes of...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
By Scott Henry (@4QuartersRadio) Welcome to the second round of the Worst Sports Owners Tournament. We're down to 16 of the craziest owners ever. Some won, but spent other people's money like drunken sailors to do it. Some lost, and made...
Scott Henry
4 years ago
By Scott Henry (@4QuartersRadio)   If your team has an owner or owners who treat the fans with respect, be grateful. If your team has an owner who spends within his/her/their means, but can still improve the team, enjoy it. If your...
Scott Henry
4 years ago
Sources indicate that the Colorado Rockies are switching into selling mode as the Major League Baseball trade deadline approaches, particularly with starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez. Sources tell Fox's Ken Rosenthal that several teams are lining...
Scott Henry
4 years ago
MLB Mt. Rushmoresby Charlie MillerMajor League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history. We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams....
Charlie Miller
4 years ago
Click here to see teams ranked 30-21 and for an explanation of the Financial Responsibility Index. Click here for teams ranked 10-1.   20. Cincinnati Reds, 0.86 FRI (Financial Responsibility Index) --#23 in wins, #21 in payroll, $792,136/...
Scott Henry
4 years ago
1. Best rotation in history? It might have been the most mind-bending free agent decision ever. Of all the teams to sign Clifton Phifer Lee, who would have guessed it would be the Philadelphia Phillies? After all, the Phillies had traded Lee...
webweary
4 years ago

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