Mar 19, 2015, 8:43 PM EDT
This was a top-heavy group last year and it killed them down the stretch. It’s top-heavy again in 2015.
Feb 26, 2015, 10:23 AM EDT
Two weeks ago Francisco Rodriguez was said to be holding out for a two-year contract.
Feb 12, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT
Jan 31, 2015, 12:40 PM EDT
The Brewers remain in the market for a closer, but trade talks for Papelbon don’t have much momentum at the moment.
Jan 29, 2015, 8:02 PM EDT
Cotts compiled a 2.84 ERA in 131 appearances with the Rangers over the past two seasons.
Jan 23, 2015, 2:50 AM EDT
Milwaukee might have found a way to spend Yovani Gallardo’s money.
Sep 29, 2014, 11:36 PM EDT
Rodriguez had to settle for a one-year, $3.25 million contract before the beginning of spring training and began the season in a set-up role, but he ended up with a 3.04 ERA with 73/18 K/BB ratio over 68 innings while going 44-for-49 in save chances.
Sep 19, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT
Russell Martin hit a timely three-run home run to send the Pirates to a late win over the Brewers on Friday night, extending their lead for the second NL Wild Card slot.
Aug 31, 2014, 1:48 PM EDT
The National League Central-leading Brewers just made a pretty significant upgrade to their bullpen. From Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com comes word that Milwaukee has acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton in a waiver trade with the Reds.
Aug 13, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Jonathan Broxton learned an important lesson about Yoenis Cespedes.
Aug 13, 2014, 7:16 AM EDT
In the future, every pitcher will toss seven shutout innings for fifteen minutes — Andy Warhol.
May 10, 2014, 4:19 PM EDT
The Reds have activated Aroldis Chapman from the disabled list despite some recent shaky appearances in the minors.
May 9, 2014, 9:50 PM EDT
Nolan Arenado’s quest to break Joe DiMaggio’s MLB record 56-game hitting streak ends at 28.
Apr 21, 2014, 8:12 PM EDT
Aroldis Chapman is getting closer to returning to game action.
Apr 19, 2014, 1:16 PM EDT
The Reds are hoping that Sean Marshall’s shoulder issues are behind him.
Apr 14, 2014, 8:46 PM EDT
Good news, baseball fans. Aroldis Chapman is throwing off a mound again.
Apr 8, 2014, 2:50 PM EDT
Reds manager Bryan Price has already said that Jonathan Broxton would take over as Aroldis Chapman’s closer fill-in once healthy, so now that he’s off the disabled list it’ll be interesting to see if the big right-hander immediately jumps into ninth-inning duties.
Apr 3, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT
For now the Reds are going with closer-by-committee in Aroldis Chapman’s absence, but manager Bryan Price said yesterday that Jonathan Broxton will take over ninth-inning duties once the big right-hander returns from the disabled list in a week or so.
Mar 30, 2014, 11:28 AM EDT
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Cincinnati Reds. The Big Question: Is this still a playoff team? The Reds won 90 games last year to…
Aug 23, 2013, 1:50 PM EDT
Yesterday when the Reds announced that Jonathan Broxton needed elbow surgery manager Dusty Baker said that an official return timetable wouldn’t be known until doctors “get in there and see what’s wrong.” Well, the doctors got in there today to repair a torn flexor mass and now the Reds say Broxton will be out for…
Aug 22, 2013, 1:48 PM EDT
Cincinnati signing Jonathan Broxton to a three-year, $21 million contract was criticized heavily this offseason and now it looks considerably worse, as the right-hander will miss the remainder of the season following elbow surgery. Mark Sheldon of MLB.com described the current details surrounding Broxton’s recovery timetable as “vague” and manager Dusty Baker indicated that doctors…
Jul 22, 2013, 8:33 PM EDT
The truth is that the Brewers made their choice well before Prince Fielder signed with the Tigers two winters age. As a small-market team already pushing the payroll to the limit in 2010, the Brewers knew they’d have to decide whether to build around Ryan Braun or Fielder. What made it an easy choice was…
Jun 17, 2013, 5:17 PM EDT
Last time Johnny Cueto returned from the disabled list the Reds sent his rotation fill-in, Tony Cingrani, back to Triple-A, but this time around they’ve decided to keep the rookie left-hander around as a reliever. “He fills what we need,” manager Dusty Baker told Mark Sheldon of MLB.com. “We need a power arm in the…
Jun 15, 2013, 5:21 PM EDT
The Reds will activate right-hander Johnny Cueto from the disabled list to start tomorrow against the Brewers, reports Trent C. Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Cueto was placed on the disabled list on June 1 with a lat strain, so he’ll only miss the minimum 15 days. While he didn’t make a minor league rehab…
Jun 15, 2013, 1:30 PM EDT
The Reds are already without left-hander Sean Marshall due to a shoulder sprain, but their bullpen was handed another blow today, as Jonathan Broxton was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a flexor mass strain in his right elbow. Broxton allowed the winning run in Thursday’s 14-inning loss to the Cubs, after which he…
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