Pitcher Sonny Gray, who signed a four-year, $38 million contract with the Reds last month, will miss his first spring start after experiencing stiffness in his right elbow.
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From Paul Goldschmidt in St. Louis to Josh Donaldson in Atlanta, we tell you what to expect from some familiar faces in new places.
Buster talks to Karl Ravech about the emotion surrounding a potential Bryce Harper deal, potential issues for an NL Central contender and much more (6:59). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on Manny Machado and the Mets (31:39), and Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (44:31).
Derek Dietrich and Cincinnati have finalized a minor league contract, giving the Reds another infield and outfield option.
The Baltimore Orioles have a season win total of 59.5, while the Yankees are at 96.5. Here are the odds you need to know for all 30 MLB teams.
Reds first baseman Joey Votto hopes to rebound after a subpar season in 2018.
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Feb. 14 holiday trivia - MLB players since 1900 with last name "Valentine" (Baseball-Reference.com): Bobby (LAD/CAL/SD/NYM/SEA IF/OF 1969-79), Corky (CIN P 1954-55), Ellis (MON/NYM/CAL/TEX 1975-83 & ‘85) Fred (BAL/WAS/BAL OF 1959 & ‘63-68) & Joe (CIN P 2003-05). Ellis was the only A-S & Bobby the only Mgr.
Gerrit Cole (Astros), Trevor Bauer (Indians) and Alex Wood (Reds) all won their arbitration cases Wednesday, giving players a 6-3 lead in decisions this year.
Left-hander Alex Wood asked an arbitration panel for a $9.65 million salary on Tuesday and the Cincinnati Reds argued the newly acquired pitcher should be paid $8.7 million.
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred will serve as grand marshal for Cincinnati's annual opening day parade as he helps celebrate the 150th anniversary of the professional baseball-pioneering Red Stockings.
From big names with something to prove to young stars to get to know, here's what you'll want to keep an eye on during spring training.
The 2019 Cincinnati Reds will play games in 15 sets of throwback uniforms -- including navy blue and a "Palm Beach" style -- during a season-long celebration of the 1869 Red Stockings who pioneered professional baseball.
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They were baseball integration pioneers with the same last name. Frank died Thu. at 83, a week after the centennial of Jackie Robinson's birth. JR's widow, Rachel, and daughter, Sharon, said in a statement: "Frank Robinson was a dear friend and realized one of Jack's great hopes, becoming baseball's first African American manager. He was remarkable and made us all feel proud for his many contributions to baseball and to society. Our hearts go out to Barbara, Nichelle and the family."
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, who became MLB's first black manager and is the only player to win the MVP in both leagues, has died at age 83.
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