Cincinnati Reds

Source: Hot target Bruce has limited no-trade clause
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When the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline expired this past season, Reds right fielder Jay Bruce let out a big sigh of relief while sitting at his locker in the clubhouse at Great American Ball Park. One thing that is certain this winter for Bruce is he will get to live that feeling of uncertainty […]

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Reds sign reliever Wood to 1-year deal
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The Reds announced the signing of right-handed reliever Blake Wood to a one-year Major League contract on Friday. Wood, 30, spent the 2015 season with the Pirates’ organization and pitched for Triple-A Indianapolis.

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Mattheus among 3 Reds not tendered deals
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Ahead of tonight’s deadline at 11:59 ET, the Reds did not tender 2016 contracts to three players in right-handed relievers Ryan Mattheus and Pedro Villarreal and outfielder Ryan LaMarre.

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Reds sign 4 to Minors contracts
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The Reds announced the signing of four players to Minor League contracts, each including invitations to big league camp at Spring Training. Cincinnati added first baseman Brandon Allen and right-handed pitchers Tim Melville, Dayan Diaz and JC Ramirez.

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Reds' All-Star community efforts in full swing
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Sure, the All-Star Game in Cincinnati has long been over. But its impact on the community is still being felt many months later — and should for years to come.

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After steady 2015, DeSclafani shows promise
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When the Reds traded starting pitcher Mat Latos to the Marlins for two prospects on the final day of the 2014 Winter Meetings, it was correctly viewed as a cost-saving move. Before the 2015 season was over, it was already clear that the Reds benefited most from the deal because of Anthony DeSclafani.

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Hamilton cleared for baseball activities
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Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton received the green light on Friday that he was hoping for. Hamilton, who had arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder in September, was cleared to begin baseball activities. Also on the mend nicely is Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey, who had Tommy John surgery in May to repair a torn […]

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Votto not interested in waiving no-trade clause
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The Reds are a team in transition, as they’ve made it clear they are willing to move veteran players in order to get younger and better for the long-term. One player who should be around to see the rebuilding through to its conclusion is first baseman Joey Votto.

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Redsfest shows bond between Reds and fans
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The Reds’ annual winter festival is typically well-attended every year by all involved — Reds fans, who pack the Duke Energy Convention Center for the two-day party, and the current and former Reds players who make Redsfest participation a priority every winter.

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Rehabs progressing nicely for Cozart, Mesoraco
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Two players the Reds’ daily lineup missed the most last season — Zack Cozart and Devin Mesoraco — were optimistic during Redsfest that they will be all the way back from their injuries when Spring Training begins.

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Reds' 2016 makeup still a work in progress
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Committed to a rebuilding process after losing 98 games last season, the Reds already began their transition with trades over the summer. During the Winter Meetings, more deals could certainly be in the works.

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Piniella recalls Reds' 1990 title club, great fans
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Lou Piniella said he’d talked enough baseball for one weekend.

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