2/5/2016 | Reds' Duran suspended 80 games
Reds outfielder Juan Duran received an 80-game suspension from Major League Baseball on Friday for testing positive for performance-enhancing substances that are in violation of Major League Baseball's joint drug prevention and treatment program.
2/5/2016 | Piniella returning to Reds as senior adviser
The last manager to win a World Series with the Reds is back with the club in a consulting role. It was announced Friday that Lou Piniella will be a senior adviser to baseball operations, and he is expected to spend some time with the team during Spring Training.
2/5/2016 | Hoover to get $1.4M in arbitration decision
For the first time in more than a decade, the Reds on Thursday argued in an arbitration hearing against one of their players in reliever J.J. Hoover. On Friday, the arbitration panel apparently ruled in favor of Hoover, who tweeted a thank-you to his agents.
2/4/2016 | Backup Barnhart preparing as if he's starting
Tucker Barnhart is expected to be the Reds' No. 2 catcher this season, but conducted an offseason workout program of a No. 1 catcher. Barnhart isn't making a bid to knock Devin Mesoraco off as Cincinnati's regular catcher. But attrition at the position, and recent history, dictates a readiness for anything.
2/3/2016 | Reds run 'pitching summit' to prepare prospects
No matter who makes up the Reds' pitching staff this season, it will be comprised of many young pitchers with high ceilings and unfinished development. Reds manager Bryan Price, his pitching coaches and the front office wanted the team's young pitchers to be as prepared as possible heading into 2016, so for a few days in mid-January, the club assembled several of its prospects at the team complex in Goodyear, Ariz., for what was called a "pitching summit."
2/2/2016 | Take 2? Jocketty recalls ill-fated Cards trade
Rarely are there do-overs in life, but the 1993 film "Groundhog Day" starring Bill Murray offered a scenario in which a person received multiple chances to get a day right before moving forward. What if Major League Baseball general managers were offered a do-over?