Reds shortstop Zack Cozart has zoomed to the top of the leaderboard among National League shortstops in the latest update of the Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot on Monday.
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Pitcher Hunter Greene was arguably the best prospect available in the 2017 Draft, and with the No. 2 overall selection Monday, the Reds selected him out of Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, Calif.
Using their competitive-balance pick at No. 32 overall in the MLB Draft, the Reds selected a shortstop with a fitting name of one of the best to play the game. It was Jeter Downs from Monsignor Edward Pace High School in Miami Gardens, Fla.
Wake Forest center fielder Stuart Fairchild had to endure the frustration of his team being eliminated Monday night by Florida in the NCAA Super Regional. But Fairchild also got some good news when he was selected in the second round (38th overall) of the 2017 MLB Draft by the Reds.
The Reds continue their six-game road trip on Monday when they visit the Padres for the opener of a three-game series at Petco Park. Bronson Arroyo will start for the Reds, while the Padres give the ball to Luis Perdomo.
Using an eighth-inning rally capped off by Corey Seager’s first career grand slam, the Dodgers worked a come-from-behind victory and series sweep of the Reds in a 9-7 decision on Sunday afternoon.
The Reds are on pace to accomplish something only four Major League teams have done in history: Feature three players with at least 39 homers in a single season.
Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey began a Minor League rehab assignment on Friday and delivered an encouraging outing in his first start of 2017.
Hyun-Jin Ryu will try to lead the Dodgers to a fourth straight win and a series sweep on Sunday afternoon at Dodger Stadium in the finale of a three-game series with the Reds, who will give the ball to Tim Adleman.
The Reds battled back from a three-run deficit after the first inning to tie the game on Devin Mesoraco’s three-run homer in the sixth, but the Dodgers came up with two well-placed singles and a double off the Reds’ bullpen in the ninth for their fourth walk-off win of the season.