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John Lamb (Back) Likely to Miss Start of 2017 MLB Season

Cincinnati Reds left-handed pitcher John Lamb is not expected to be ready for the start of the 2017 MLB season after undergoing surgery  to repair a herniated lumbar disk in his back, the team announced today. 145 more words


Reds get brooms, sweep Athletics

On October 20, 1990, the Cincinnati Reds beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1, completing a four game World Series sweep.

Athletics third baseman, Carney Lansford hit a single, allowing right fielder,  193 more words

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Adam Duvall: the positives

Adam Duvall had a heck of 2016 season. He hit 33 home runs in his first full season, was named to the NL All-Star team, and put on a good showing when he competed in the home run derby. 496 more words

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Sparky Revamps Reds Lineup

With the Reds on the verge of extinction from the NL West divisional race, 15½ games back of the front-running Dodgers, manager Sparky Anderson has decided to do what, according to a comment he made following Sunday’s 4-2 win over the Padres, “what I should’ve flippin’ done back in July, instead of panicking,” and restore the Reds lineup to its classic Big Red Machine starting eight of 1976 (with Dan Driessen at first base in place of Tony Perez, now with the Expos). 194 more words

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One Minute Talk: Christy Mathewson

In 1916, The Newspaper Enterprise Association ran a series of brief articles called “One Minute Talks with Ballplayers.”

Christy Mathewson, if the first days in his new role as manager of the Cincinnati Reds said: 136 more words

New Arrival: Jon Nunnally, of, Kansas City Royals

I watched Jon Nunnaly play a lot of baseball in person, since we was in Omaha back in 2001-2002. I really liked him, though it was clear at that point in his career that he was probably not going to see too many more major league at bats. 260 more words

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Toronto/Texas Almost "A Tale of Two Cities" Beginning, Part 1

It (not quite) (is) the best of times. It (not quite) (is) the worst of times.

That measurement almost applies as “A Tale of Two Cities,” (areas in one case) in the sports realm, after the Toronto Blue Jays swept out the Texas Rangers, in their recently completed division series. 132 more words