Cincinnati Reds Should Temper Expectations For Billy Hamilton In 2014
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As far as small microscopic sample sizes go, you could say that Billy Hamilton did more than enough to make a strong first impression. A .368/.429/.474 triple slash, good for a .902 OPS? A whopping 155 wRC+, with 13 stolen bases […]

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Cincinnati Reds, Jonathan Broxton

With news that Cincinnati Reds fire-ball closer Aroldis Chapman threw live batting practice before Wednesday’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, the expectation of a fully restored Reds’ bullpen is becoming a reality. Chapman will still be out for at least […]

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Johnny Cueto, Cincinnati Reds

The Cincinnati Reds are enjoying the resurgence of a healthy Johnny Cueto. After just 11 starts in 2013 and three trips to the disabled list, Cueto has dominated to start the 2014 season (1.38 ERA in five starts and 39 […]

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Billy Hamilton, Cincinnati Reds

The switch at the leadoff spot in the Cincinnati Reds‘ batting order from Shin-Soo Choo to rookie Billy Hamilton seemed more like an upheaval at the outset of the 2014 season due to the very slow start for Hamilton at […]

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“The season is still young.” It’s a phrase often uttered when teams are struggling early in the season. After all, the first 20 games of a season can’t be that important when there are 162 in total … right? Actually, game […]

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For years, the Cincinnati Reds have been searching for a spark and an identity — a search that ultimately cost Dusty Baker his job as manager. When general manager Walt Jocketty and new coach Bryan Price chose to trade catcher […]

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Sean Marshall, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs, Travis Wood

The Cincinnati Reds traded pitcher Travis Wood before the 2012 season to acquire left-handed reliever Sean Marshall from the Chicago Cubs. Initially, it looked like both teams and both players were going to benefit from the trade: Marshall threw 61 […]

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Alfredo Simon, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs, Mat Latos

When the Cincinnati Reds realized that Mat Latos wouldn’t be sufficiently recovered from off-season elbow surgery to start the season in the rotation, Alfredo Simon was ready to claim Latos’ spot until closer Aroldis Chapman was knocked out of action […]

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Todd Frazier, Bryan Price, Cincinnati Reds

Cincinnati Reds‘ rookie manager Bryan Price faced the unusual challenge of taking over an underachieving team whose manager — Dusty Baker — lost his job after failing to lead the Reds to the postseason promised land in 2013. Serving as […]

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