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Kirk Gibson on DH Dispute With Dusty Baker: “It Felt Good to Get the Juices Flowing With That. This Should be Over.”

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Let's just say Kirk Gibson and Dusty Baker won't be hanging out anytime soon. The two managers had what was described as a "testy" meeting at home plate over whether to use the DH in the Diamondbacks-Reds' Cactus League game on Monday. The Diamondbacks were the home team and had ...

Bruce Bochy Says Hunter Pence’s Speech Before Game Three Fired Up the Giants

Friday, October 12th, 2012

The San Francisco Giants were staring at an 0-2 deficit in the NLDS, their offense was struggling big time, Cincinnati looked like the superior team and history was very much against them. However, San Fran was heading to Cincinnati still feeling good about their chances to find a way to ...

Joey Votto Believes Baseball Is Benefiting From Having Multiple No-Hitters and Explains How MLB Tests For HGH/Steroids

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Joey Votto may not get the media attention that he probably deserves, but the Cincinnati Reds first baseman likes flying under the radar. No.19 batted .309 last season with 29 home runs and 103 RBIs, and after a slow start to this year appears to be back on track to ...

Dusty Baker Believes Bats Will Come Around When Temperatures Increase

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Dusty Baker's Cincinnati Reds have scored just 12 runs in their last five games, all losses. On a recent 10-game road stint, the Milwaukee Brewers scored just 12 runs. The Philadelphia Phillies have scored just 13 runs while losing six of their last nine games. And those teams aren't alone. The ...

Joey Votto’s MVP Season Was Not a Fluke

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

In 2010, the Reds surprised many people when they knocked the Cardinals off their perch at the top of Central Division. While their pitching came together late in the season, it was the Reds high-powered offense led by MVP Joey Votto that fueled their run to the postseason. The season ...

Dusty Baker Says the Reds Don’t Have Anything to Prove This Season

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Last year was a season where everything came together in Cincinnati. They had one of the most potent offenses in all of baseball led by MVP Joey Votto and their young pitching rotation matured as the season went on. It all led to the Reds making their first postseason appearance ...

Joe Morgan On Life After Sunday Night Baseball “I’m not sure what I want to do in that direction yet.”

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

For twenty-one years baseball fans tuned into their television sets to hear the voices of Jon Miller and Joe Morgan analyze and break down everything there was to be told in Major League Baseball. This broadcast tandem worked together for what seemed to be an eternity when looking at it ...

The Reigning NL MVP Got Rewarded with a New Contract

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Joey Votto had a magical season for the Cincinnati Reds last year. He was second in the National League with a .324 batting average, was third in the league in both home runs and RBI’s, he made the All-Star team for the first time in his career, was the NL ...

Joey Votto Overcame Depression and a Near All-Star Snub To Become an MVP

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

This season Reds first baseman Joey Votto wasn't good enough to get on the National League All-Star roster without a little help from the fans. Votto didn't need any help capturing his first ever NL MVP award. Votto had the best year of his career this past season. He was ...

And This Division Belongs To The Reds

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

What a moment. So what if the team had about a 99.99% chance (I didn't make that up, that's true) of winning the division and making the playoffs going into the day. And so what if a St. Louis Cardinals' loss the same night would have clinched for the team ...