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Former NL Rookie of the Year delayed in making spring training debut for Reds

Manager David Bell told the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Charlie Goldsmith and other reporters that the infielder isn’t slated to appear in a game until March 7 or 8,

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Player Profile: Connor Phillips

Connor Phillips was born in Houston, Texas, on May 4, 2001. He played high school baseball at Magnolia West High School in Magnolia, TX. He was the fifth-ranked RHP and the eighth-ranked overall player in Texas.

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TJ Friedl leads off for Cincinnati Reds in Cactus League opener vs. Cleveland

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Let the games begin!

TJ Friedl was the best player on the Cincinnati Reds last year according to most every metric that judges these things. All the WARs pointed in that same direction, as the team’s CF provided the kind of baserunning, defense, and - perhaps most importantly - quantity of performance that his peers simply couldn’t match.

He did most all of his offensive work from the leadoff spot in the order, and that’s...

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Tony Kemp Joins Reds on Minor League Deal

Tony Kemp has signed a minor league deal with the Cincinnati Reds, per Jon Heyman of the New York Post. After joining the Oakland Athletics in 2020, Kemp finally got his first crack at free agency.

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Predicting the best team in the NL Central

The National League Central is arguably the tightest division in the majors right now.

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Reds sign veterans Mike Ford, Tony Kemp to minor league deals

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Some added depth never hurt, right?

The Cincinnati Reds added another pair of infielders to the fold on Friday by agreeing to minor league deals with both Tony Kemp and Mike Ford, both of whom spent time in the American League West during the 2023 season (Kemp with Oakland, and Ford with Seattle).

MLB Network insider Jon Heyman had the news.

Tony Kemp to Reds. Minors deal with MLB camp invite.

— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) February 23,...

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Reds, Mike Ford Agree To Minor League Deal

The Reds have agreed to a minor league deal with first baseman/designated hitter Mike Ford, reports Jon Heyman of the New York Post. The ZS Sports client would earn $1.3MM in the big leagues and can pick up another $125K worth of incentives on the deal, which contains opt-out dates both during spring training and during the regular season.

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Reds Sign Tony Kemp To Minor League Deal

The Reds have signed infielder/outfielder Tony Kemp to a minor league deal, per Jon Heyman of The New York Post. The Ballengee Group client also receives an invite to big league camp.

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Marlins take flier on pitcher who missed most of 2023 with injury

The Miami Marlins are hoping that pitcher Vladimir Gutierrez can come through as a starter or long reliever now that he is out the other side from Tommy John surgery.

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Reds President Has High Praise for Last Year’s Rookie Sensation

The Cincinnati Reds have a promising star in Elly De La Cruz. He has all the tools to be a star as he is expected to take a major step forward this season.

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Carson Spiers leads Cincinnati Reds probable pitchers for Cactus League play

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The Reds begin their spring slate on Saturday.

The Cincinnati Reds spent a boatload of money to sign pitchers like Frankie Montas and Nick Martinez. Hunter Greene, potential ace that he is, looks totally healthy after spending much of 2023 on the 60-day IL, while fellow banged-up rotation members Nick Lodolo and Graham Ashcraft are both in camp and on-track for being right come Opening Day.

2023 saw rookies like Andrew Abbott flash brilliance, while the...

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Reds open to a post-playing role for Joey Votto

First baseman Joey Votto has spent his entire career with the Reds but is currently a free agent. The club declined their $20M option for his services in 2024, opting for the $7M buyout instead, sending him to the open market for the first time in his career.

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Elly De La Cruz destroyed a baseball which, in turn, destroyed Hunter Greene’s car

Wear the evidence!

The Cincinnati Reds officially welcomed their position players to their spring training camp in Goodyear, Arizona this week where they finally got to join the pitchers and catchers who’d already been there. Smiles were had, hugs were exchanged, and live batting practice eventually ensued.

Said live batting practiced featured Elly De La Cruz - he of the 118.8 mph exit velocity last year - against Hunter Greene - he of the 103 mph heater. And while the physics of the...

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Nationals, Derek Law Agree To Minor League Deal

The Nationals and right-hander Derek Law have agreed to a minor league deal with an invite to big league camp, per Robert Murray of FanSided. The CAA Sports client will earn a salary of $1.5MM if added to the roster and there’s also $500K available via incentives as well as three opt-out opportunities.

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Cincinnati Reds Spring Training: Where Do All the Pieces Fit

The Cincinnati Reds and the rest of the Major League Baseball clubs have opened spring training and the season inches closer to opening day. While the

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Elly De La Cruz accidentally SMASHES teammate Hunter Greene’s car window during Spring training

It seems the Spring training for Cincinnati Reds‘ youngster Elly De La Cruz is going well. In his debut season, the 22-year-old shattered several MLB records.

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Reds ace wants star infielder to pay for car damage

Reds starting pitcher Hunter Greene's car was on the receiving end of some friendly fire Tuesday afternoon during a live batting practice session with infielder Elly De La Cruz.

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Photo: Reds' Elly De La Cruz Breaks Hunter Greene's Car Window With Foul Ball

There probably aren't many Spring Training pitches that Hunter Greene has regretted throwing more than the one he did Tuesday. As Sam Greene of the Cincinnati…

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Cincinnati Reds 2024 MLB Spring Training Storylines

Well, you’ve made it. Another brutal winter is coming to an end and so begins another spring training. Just about a year ago rumblings about which prospects will make the club on Opening Day or get called up throughout the year headlined the news.

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Chase Petty is throwing gas again, and hitters everywhere are in trouble

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Might we even see him in Cincinnati this summer?

The Cincinnati Reds reportedly pursued Sonny Gray, the runner-up in the 2023 American League Cy Young Award voting, in free agency this winter. Gray, the former Red, eventually signed with the rival St. Louis Cardinals on a 3-year, $75 million contract, while the Reds turned around and spent potentially $86.25 million on other pitching options for their staff.

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