Categories Archives: Cincinnati

Reds hoping to add veteran catching depth

CINCINNATI — The Reds’ offseason shopping list includes adding catching depth behind Devin Mesoraco and Tucker Barnhart. But for that spot to be filled, a potential third catcher might have to take a leap of faith and have a willingness to be

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Will Reds make more moves after signing Storen?

CINCINNATI — Throughout the offseason, Reds general manager Dick Williams has made it no secret that he is seeking value signings — also known as bargains — as a way to make improvements and bolster weaknesses. The first domino finally f

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Momentum has Reds optimistic for 2017

CINCINNATI — Normally following a 94-loss season — such as the one that the Reds had in 2016 — there might be a lack of optimism or the feeling that there are too many needed upgrades to count. But the Reds don’t put themselves int

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Rebuilding Reds made strides in second half

CINCINNATI — The Reds weren’t thinking about postseason aspirations in 2016, but they did want their rebuilding efforts to make forward progress. That glimmer of optimism eventually came, but not until some painful struggles on the field. Amid

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Williams tabbed Reds president of operations

CINCINNATI — The Reds announced several front office promotions, new hires and title changes on Tuesday. Among the moves was general manager Dick Williams taking on the additional title of president of baseball operations. Former president of baseba

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Inbox: Will roster allow Peraza to play daily?

Assuming no trades involving Brandon Phillips or Zack Cozart, would you consider sitting Phillips more often to play Jose Peraza/Dilson Herrera? — @handrewmichael It certainly wouldn’t be the ideal situation, but multiple people may have to si

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Reds claim Shaffer, Jenkins off waivers

The Reds announced a pair of waiver claims on Friday, claiming infielder/outfielder Richie Shaffer from the Phillies and right-hander Tyrell Jenkins from the Rangers. In addition, Reds catcher Juan Graterol was claimed off waivers by the D-backs. Shaffer

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Reds claim righty Jenkins off waivers

The Reds claimed right-hander Tyrell Jenkins off waivers from the Rangers on Friday, Texas announced. Jenkins made his Major League debut for the Braves in 2016, going 2-4 with a 5.88 ERA in 14 appearances, including eight starts. He walked 33 and struck

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