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  1. Walt Jocketty signs multi-year contract to remain with the Reds

    Sep 26, 2014, 6:35 PM EDT

    Bryan Price, Walt Jocketty

    The Reds have underwhelmed under Walt Jocketty, but the Reds signed him to a multi-year deal to keep him around through at least 2016.

  2. Bryan Price would like Joey Votto to play before the end of the season

    Sep 6, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

    Joey Votto Getty

    If Joey Votto is healthy enough to return before the end of the season, Reds manager Bryan Price would like to see his first baseman back in the lineup.

  3. Joey Votto is still feeling discomfort in his quad

    Aug 29, 2014, 6:25 PM EDT

    Votto Getty

    Joey Votto hasn’t been progressing as well from his quad injury as the Reds would have liked.

  4. Joey Votto has resumed light baseball activities

    Aug 26, 2014, 8:56 PM EDT

    joey votto getty

    Joey Votto is finally beginning to make some progress in his recovery from a severe quad strain. According to MLB.com’s Mark Sheldon, the Reds first baseman began taking dry swings and throwing lightly on Tuesday afternoon.

  5. Money, money, money (and Bud Selig’s nirvana)

    Aug 26, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

    Bud Selig

    Here at the end of his tenure, baseball is closer to Selig’s nirvana than perhaps ever before.

  6. Reds call up Dylan Axelrod to replace Homer Bailey in the rotation

    Aug 16, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Dylan Axelrod

    The Reds made a handful of roster moves on Saturday, including calling up Dylan Axelrod to take Homer Bailey’s spot in the rotation.

  7. Brandon Phillips is cleared to swing a bat

    Aug 8, 2014, 9:56 AM EDT

    Brandon Phillips

    The Reds’ second baseman is on his way back.

  8. Winners and losers at the trade deadline

    Jul 31, 2014, 10:12 PM EDT

    A.J. Burnett, Ruben Amaro Jr., Ryne Sandberg

    Keeping score in the aftermath of Thursday’s deadline deals.

  9. Hey, Rube: Phillies pay dearly for Amaro’s misguided loyalty

    Jul 30, 2014, 11:07 AM EDT

    Ruben Amaro Jr.,

    The Phillies are paying the bills for their dynastic run, thanks in large part to Ruben Amaro’s mismanagement.

  10. Reds interested in Marlon Byrd and Antonio Bastardo

    Jul 20, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT

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    Cincinnati is going to be without second baseman Brandon Phillips (thumb) and first baseman Joey Votto (quad) for another month at least, so to stay in contention in a crowded National League Central race upgrades will probably have to be made at the July 31 deadline. And the hunt has already begun.

  11. Skip Schumaker not cleared to return from concussion

    Jul 18, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

    Skip Schumaker Getty

    Skip Schumaker had hoped that the All-Star break would provide enough time to recover from a July 10 concussion, but the Reds utility man remains out of the lineup with continued symptoms.

  12. Reds manager says Joey Votto won’t be out “months and months and months”

    Jul 16, 2014, 2:50 PM EDT

    Colorado Rockies v Cincinnati Reds

    Reds first baseman Joey Votto is one week into his second disabled list stint for a quadriceps injury and manager Bryan Price seems relatively optimistic about the former MVP’s return timetable.

  13. Looking ahead to the second half of the season

    Jul 16, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    baseball grass

    What contenders are just a pretenders? Who needs to make a big trade? Who actually WILL make a big trade? Come on in for all of your second half preview needs.

  14. Where have all the superstar left-handed hitters gone?

    Jul 15, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Robinson Cano

    Last night’s Home Run Derby included just one left-handed hitter (Justin Morneau) among the eight contestants and tonight’s All-Star game will feature only two left-handed hitters (Chase Utley, Robinson Cano) among the 18 starters.

  15. Reds hope to get Joey Votto back for the “stretch run”

    Jul 12, 2014, 4:14 PM EDT

    Votto Getty

    Reds first baseman Joey Votto has received platelet-rich plasma injections in an effort to get past his lingering quad injury.

  16. Skip Schumaker placed on concussion disabled list

    Jul 12, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT

    Skip Schumaker Getty

    Brandon Phillips underwent surgery yesterday to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and now the Reds will be without one of the potential options to fill in at second base.

  17. Brandon Phillips needs surgery for a torn thumb ligament

    Jul 10, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Brandon Phillips

    Cincinnati’s injury woes keep getting worse, as Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reports that Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips will be “out a while” with a ligament issue and possible tear in his left thumb.

  18. Joey Votto re-injures quadriceps, goes back on disabled list

    Jul 8, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT

    Joey Votto Getty

    At age 31 he’s being paid just $12 million this season, but Votto is owed another $213 million from 2015-2023.

  19. Reds shift Jay Bruce to first base with Joey Votto out

    Jul 7, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

    Cincinnati Reds v St. Louis Cardinals

    Jay Bruce has been exclusively an outfielder in the majors and minors, playing there for each of his 1,257 professional games, but with first baseman Joey Votto on the disabled list Reds manager Bryan Price has Bruce starting at first base tonight against the Cubs.

  20. Report: Joey Votto likely headed to the DL with a quad strain

    Jul 6, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Joey Votto

    The Reds may have to live without Joey Votto for at least a couple weeks as the first baseman may be headed back to the 15-day disabled list with a strained left quad.

  21. Sergio Romo removed from Giants’ closer role

    Jun 29, 2014, 4:37 PM EDT

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    Giants manager Bruce Bochy announced Sunday afternoon — as relayed by Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle — that right-hander Sergio Romo has been stripped of the club’s closer gig. The Giants plan to use a committee for a while.

  22. Joey Votto rejoins the Reds after 25 days on the disabled list

    Jun 10, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Chicago Cubs v Cincinnati Reds

    After spending nearly a month on the disabled list with a strained quadriceps Reds first baseman Joey Votto is back in the starting lineup and batting third for tonight’s game against the Dodgers.

  23. Joey Votto to begin rehab assignment on Sunday

    Jun 7, 2014, 2:35 PM EDT

    Colorado Rockies v Cincinnati Reds

    Reds first baseman Joey Votto will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Louisville on Sunday.

  24. Joey Votto works out with the Reds, isn’t ready to return yet

    Jun 5, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

    Joey Votto Getty

    Joey Votto is three weeks into his recovery for a strained quadriceps muscle and was able to field ground balls at first base and take batting practice with the rest of the Reds today.

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