Todd Frazier — Little League World Series star, Frank Sinatra aficionado — is baseball’s new King of Swing. The Jersey boy who never seems to get rattled waited until his very last swing — three times, no less — to win the All-Star Home Run Derby in his home ballpark on Monday night.
A practical visitor guide for MLB All-Star Weekend, along with recommendations for lodging, dining and sightseeing in Cincinnati.
Trevor May recovered nicely from the worst start of his career, giving a quality performance. Cincinnati’s Johnny Cueto was even better. Cueto made his best start yet since returning from a sore elbow, allowing four hits in eight innings, and the Reds beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Wednesday to take their interleague series.
The Minnesota Twins knew all about Billy Hamilton’s speed. Nothing they did could slow him — or the rest of the Reds’ lineup, for that matter.
This spring, Reds manager Bryan Price became one of the first skippers to officially lay out his entire rotation, even though there were expected to be plenty of questions after Johnny Cueto and Mike Leake. And to the surprise of many, Cuban signee Raisel Iglesias, despite only pitching in the Arizona Fall League
The San Francisco Giants could win a third World Series in five seasons by beating the Kansas City Royals. But it won’t make them a dynasty.
When it comes to intimidating opponents, there are several effective methods a major league baseball player could use. There’s the thousand-yard stare, the extra-sharp cleats — and those dreaded tobacco loogies. But nothing is more unsettling to an opponent then a well-formed and hypnotic bubble-gum bubble.
With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:
On Dinger, on Lou Seal, on Phillie Phanatic! Major League Baseball has captured the imagination of the world with their compelling (and sometimes terrifying) costumed mascots. Here are just some of the best!
By Adam W. Bloom Have you ever found yourself wondering if certain athletes could excel in other professions? After recently watching a WWE match and a baseball game – I found myself asking that very […]
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
Here are 6 MLB All-Stars that you may not know.
If you’re in the mood for a road trip, or simply want to come out to support your local team, make your next stop a minor league baseball game at one of these fan favorite stadiums.
Cincinnati Reds center fielder, Billy Hamilton, has the kind of speed that can break records.
Devin Mesoraco is an x-factor who could provide extra value to a team that’s already one of the best in the big leagues.
Josh Willingham hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off shaky Cincinnati closer Aroldis Chapman, rallying the Minnesota Twins over the Reds 4-3 Sunday.
Twins manager Ron Gardenhire was looking for a good, low-pressure spot to get closer Matt Capps back on the mound. He found it during a lopsided game on Saturday.
Catcher Joe Mauer was back in the Minnesota Twins’ lineup on Saturday, but at a different position. Mauer played first base and batted third for the second game of an interleague series against the Cincinnati Reds. Mauer was out of the lineup for the last four games because of a bruised right thigh.
Homer Bailey smashed one of his bats against the wall in the clubhouse tunnel after leaving the game much earlier than desired.
The Minnesota Twins have claimed left-hander Matt Maloney off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds and right-hander Jeff Gray off waivers from the Seattle Mariners.