Cincinnati Reds

Inbox: Who is poised for breakout on Reds?
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Who will have a breakout season among the Reds’ young starters? Mark Sheldon answers questions from fans in the latest Inbox.

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Peraza refining skills in winter ball in Venezuela
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While many of his teammates are getting settled in for their offseason and resting their bodies after the grind of a 162-game schedule, Reds infielder Jose Peraza took very little time off.

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Finnegan 'completely healed,' ready for 2018
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Despite having injuries on or near both shoulders and being limited to four starts in 2017, Reds left-handed pitcher Brandon Finnegan went into his offseason with optimism.

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Votto attends visitation for 6-year-old fan
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Six-year-old Walter “Superbubz” Herbert’s smile and upbeat attitude during his cancer battle was one that had an entire city cheering and rallying for him — including Reds first baseman Joey Votto. Herbert died on Oct. 6 after two years of battling neuroblastoma. On Thursday night, according to WLWT-TV, Votto was among the hundreds of mourners […]

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Inbox: Will Reds bring back Cozart for 2018?
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Beat reporter Mark Sheldon answers Reds fans’ questions in this edition of the Inbox.

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Italy's Seminati flourishing at instructs
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First baseman Leonardo Seminati starred for the Italian national 18 and under team at the WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup in Canada in September, hitting .424/.531/.654 with a pair of homers in 26 at-bats. He went from there to Arizona for his first action as a member of the Reds, participating in instructional league play, […]

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Rotation, relievers are Reds' top 2018 priority
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Although the Reds exhibited patience during a rebuild that has consumed all of three seasons and part of a fourth, they would like to shed that mode and transition into legitimate contenders in the National League Central.

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Reds prospect Davis undergoes hip surgery
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Reds pitching prospect Rookie Davis underwent right hip surgery on Monday to repair the labrum and remove a bone spur. The right-hander is not expected to be ready for the start of Spring Training 2018.

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Reds love Heatherly's stuff, willingness to learn
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At the start of the spring, Jacob Heatherly looked like he might be one of the best high school left-handers in the Draft class of 2017. An uneven senior season in Alabama forced him to drop on Draft boards, something the Reds are now extremely grateful for.

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Mahle, Senzel named Prospects of the Year
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Tyler Mahle was named the Reds’ Minor League pitcher of the year, while Nick Senzel was named the team’s Minor League player of the Year.

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Reds' roster at 36; Farrell claimed, 3 outrighted
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The Reds trimmed their 40-man roster on Wednesday with four roster moves. Right-handed pitcher Luke Farrell was claimed off of waivers by the Cubs, while fellow right-handers Nick Travieso, Asher Wojciechowski and Alejandro Chacin cleared waivers and were sent outright to Triple-A Louisville. The moves left the Reds’ 40-man roster at 36 players.

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Ohtani tosses gem with scouts on hand
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The Reds have never signed a player out of Japan but on Wednesday, general manager Dick Williams was in Sapporo to watch one of the more coveted players in the nation.

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