Reds prospect Juan Duran has been suspended for the first 80 games of the season under MLB's drug program following a positive test for three performance-enhancing substances.
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Reliever J.J. Hoover, who was 8-2 with a 2.94 ERA in 2015, has won his salary-arbitration case against the Reds and will make $1.4 million next season.
J.J. Hoover and Cincinnati have argued their salary arbitration case, with the reliever asking for $1.4 million and the team arguing for $1,225,000.
Curveball suiting DeSclafani well
Anthony DeSclafani posted average numbers with the Reds last year, but an increased use of his curveball down the stretch provided some interesting statistics that suggest he could soon be poised for a breakout. Sarris: Hidden aces (Insider)
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El antiguo SS de la "Maquinaria Roja" de Cincinnati Reds, David Concepción, está optimista de sus oportunidades en el Comité de Veteranos para alcanzar el Salón de la Fama de Cooperstown. El venezolano será elegible al Comité de Veteranos por segunda vez en 2017.
Keep an eye on Devin Mesoraco
After undergoing hip surgery last year, Mesoraco will look to return to the form that made him an All-Star in 2014 this season. The 27-year-old expects to be ready for Opening Day. Bell: Injury comebacks to watch
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Francisco Cordero I y II, David Ortiz I y II y Juan Uribe 1 y II en mini Derby HR #SerieCaribeESPN. "Little Papi" pegó 9 jonrones en 1ra ronda.
Mat Latos needs to rebuild his value after a few down seasons, and Cincy needs veterans to ease the burden on its young arms. Too bad it won't work.
Who will play left for the Reds?
The starting job in left field is wide open in Cincinnati, and several names figure to get a shot at competing for it. Recent acquisition Scott Schebler will likely get a chance and could be part of a platoon. MLB rumors roundup
Price: Phillips is Reds' 2B if he's with us
While the Reds have tried and failed to trade Brandon Phillips twice this offseason, the team is ready to go with him as their starting 2B to open the season despite acquiring prospect Jose Peraza this winter. "If Brandon's with us, I expect him to be playing second base," said manager Bryan Price. Phillips is 35 and has two more years left on a contract that will pay him $27 million.
Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price sees Brandon Phillips as a starter since the second baseman vetoed two trades this offseason.
Reds likely done with offseason shopping
Cincinnati was interested in bringing Bronson Arroyo back to the organization. Now that Arroyo has signed elsewhere, the Reds are probably done shopping the free-agent market, reports the Cincinnati Enquirer. MLB rumors roundup
Mesoraco feels ready for spring training
Devin Mesoraco underwent season-ending surgery last June to repair a torn labrum and remove a spur. With Reds spring training approaching, the catcher is ready to get back out with the team, reports MLB.com. MLB rumors roundup
Arroyo decision expected this week
Bronson Arroyo has reportedly been linked to discussions with the Reds, Nationals, Marlins, Pirates and Padres. A move to Washington would reunite Arroyo with Nats manager Dusty Baker, who he played for in Cincinnati. MLB rumors roundup
Interest picks up for Arroyo
Bronson Arroyo has not pitched in the majors since undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2014, but multiple teams are reportedly showing interest in the right-hander. MLB rumors roundup
How will the Reds adjust their order?
Buster Olney takes a look at six teams and addresses how he'd arrange their batting orders. How does Olney think Cincinnati should arrange Jose Peraza and Billy Hamilton? Key lineup questions (Insider)
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred told ESPN that he did not mean to give the impression during his comments at last week's owners meetings that NL clubs want to adopt the designated hitter.
The NL Central is a division filled with haves and have-nots. And one of those haves -- the Cubs -- has its share of interesting players to watch.
The 1976 Cincinnati Reds led every major offensive stat in the NL. But was that enough to top the '27 Yankees' lineup, which had four Hall of Famers?
Pete Rose was denied reinstatement to MLB and is therefore banned from the Hall of Fame, but the Reds are putting him in their Hall of Fame.
Will Marcell Ozuna remain in Miami?
Before signing Wei-Yin Chen, the Marlins reportedly made trade proposals to the Reds and Rangers seeking starting pitching for Ozuna. Neither team took Miami up on the offer, and Ozuna looks likely to stay now that Chen is in tow. MLB rumors roundup
Carlos Gonzalez to the Cardinals and Jay Bruce to the Tigers are two of four trades Jim Bowden would like to see before spring training.