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64-98, 5th in NL Cent
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Joey Votto shined amidst struggles

The 2015 season was terrible for the Reds but Votto's best performance to date. In his efforts to drag Cincinnati out of the depths of the NL Central, Votto reached base a staggering 319 times for a .459 on-base percentage. Top 10 first basemen (Insider)

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Chapman signs with Marc Anthony's new agency

Magnus Sports, the sports agency started by singer Marc Anthony, has signed Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman and will represent him in negotiating marketing deals.

Plenty of talent available for Reds

When Cincinnati picks second in the 2016 MLB draft, it'll have it's fair share of top prospects to choose from. Keith Law and Eric Longenhagen break down some of the best players available. Top 2016 draft prospects (Insider)

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Todd Frazier is majors' No. 10 at 3B

Frazier had a terrific all-around season, punctuated by his hometown victory at the Home Run Derby during All-Star week in Cincinnati. It's pretty obvious that he really enjoyed that. Top 10 third basemen (Insider)

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Brandon Phillips isn't going quietly

Phillips' 10th season as the Reds' regular second baseman was an improvement over the last couple of years. Buster Olney rates him as ninth-best at his position in the majors. Top 10 second basemen (Insider)

Retooling Reds will listen on anyone

The Reds have a new GM in place in Dick Williams, and their retooling could become a complete rebuild this offseason if teams decide to get aggressive, writes Jim Bowden. MLB status check (Insider)

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No surprise that teams want Chapman

Just a quick look at Aroldis Chapman's strikeout numbers reveal how dominant the Reds' closer is. If another club can pry the 27-year-old from Cincinnati this winter, it'll be landing an elite arm. Olney: Top 10 relievers (Insider)

Philip Ervin erases doubt with AFL play

After a lackluster year in the Florida State League, the outfielder left scouts doubting his big league staying power. His stock rebounded with solid AFL play. Arizona Fall League recap (Insider)

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Reds have plenty of big names to deal

Aroldis Chapman, Todd Frazier, Jay Bruce. No other team looks poised to unload the type of talent that Cincinnati could part ways with this offseason. Potential big-name trades (Insider)

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Should the Nats trade for Chapman?

Adding Aroldis Chapman would give Washington an elite left-handed closer to pair with right-hander Jonathan Papelbon. But the cost will be high, and the Reds could ask for Drew Storen, among others, in return. Bowden: Trades I'd like to see (Insider)

Jerry Crasnick MLB Sr. Writer 

Reds OF Jay Bruce has a limited no-trade clause that allows him to block deals to 8 clubs. The 8 teams are: Red Sox, Rays, Yankees, Blue Jays, Diamondbacks, Marlins, A's and Twins. Bruce resubmitted the list a week ago and made no changes to the clubs that he included last year.

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NL MVP voting breakdown

  • Bryce Harper, Nationals: All 30 first-place votes, 420 points
  • Paul Goldschmidt, D-backs: 18 second-place votes, 234 points
  • Joey Votto, Reds: 1 second-place vote, 175 points

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Nationals' Harper unanimous pick for NL MVP

Although Washington's season fell short of expectations, Bryce Harper did not, as he led the majors in on-base percentage, slugging and WAR en route to a unanimous selection as NL MVP.

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Reds looking to trade Chapman soon?

"Hopefully we get something done with somebody before the winter meetings," Reds president of baseball operations Walt Jocketty told the Cincinnati Enquirer regarding Aroldis Chapman. Is a deal close? MLB rumors roundup

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NL MVP is Harper's to lose

No disrespect to the seasons Paul Goldschmidt and Joey Votto had, but Bryce Harper looks like the clear favorite to take home the MVP in the National League.

Jayson Stark Senior Writer, 

Even with Francisco Rodriguez off to Detroit, amazing how many closers are still out there to be traded for. Aroldis Chapman. Andrew Miller. Jonathan Papelbon. Mark Melancon. Ken Giles. Had an exec of one team tell me this week he thinks the Yankees "will move" Miller this winter -- for a big, Craig Kimbrel-like package built around big-league ready starters.

Will the Reds trade Todd Frazier? (1:22)

Jayson Stark Senior Writer, 

An exec of a team that's talked to the Reds says he's convinced Todd Frazier "is legitimately out there" to be traded for. Reds are targeting big-league ready young players in any package they get back.

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What is Mike Leake's projected worth?

Leake is known more for his durability than his performance. But how much can a pitcher draw if his strikeout rate noticeably declines? How much are top free agents worth? (Insider)

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Reports: Red Sox checking out Chapman

While's Ken Rosenthal says the Red Sox are doing "background work" on Reds closer Aroldis Chapman, a source told the Boston Globe the team has "great interest" in the fireballer.

Reds embrace trade-first approach

Finally, everyone in Cincinnati is on board with a roster overhaul this offseason. But now that Bob Castellini and Walt Jocketty have declared the Reds open for business, have they thrown in the towel for 2016? GM meetings takeaways

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Jim Bowden's projection for Cueto

With his medicals checking out, Johnny Cueto's value should be boosted by his dominant performance in Game 2 of the World Series. Best fits: Royals, Giants, Cubs, Dodgers, Red Sox, Reds, Cards. Top 50 FA projections (Insider)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24825th
On Base Percentage.31219th
Slugging Percentage.39424th
Earned Run Average4.3326th
Quality Starts68Tied-26th

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