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  1. Major League Baseball announces nominees for the Clemente Award

    Sep 16, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

    Clemente

    Carlos Beltran won last year. Who gets it this year?

  2. Skip Schumaker undergoes shoulder surgery

    Sep 12, 2014, 3:45 PM EST

    Skip Schumaker Getty

    Don’t blame his pitching appearances.

  3. Position player pitching alert: The Tigers turned to Andrew Romine in a blowout

    Aug 23, 2014, 9:32 AM EST

    Andrew Romine AP

    The Tigers turned to infielder Andrew Romine to pitch in a blowout last night.

  4. Position player pitching alert: Skip Schumaker, again

    Aug 22, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

    Skip Schumaker Reds

    With the Reds down 8-0 to the Braves last night manager Bryan Price decided to save the bullpen and turned to utility man Skip Schumaker to work the ninth inning.

  5. Reds clear Brandon Phillips to begin rehab assignment

    Aug 14, 2014, 3:05 PM EST

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    He was having a poor season before the injury, hitting .272 with seven homers and a .701 OPS that rates as his lowest mark since joining the Reds in 2006.

  6. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 21, 2014, 5:03 AM EST

    Mike Trout Bow and Arrow

    You never shoot your arrows . . . when you’re sitting at the table. There’ll be time enough for shootin’ . . . when the game is done.

  7. Reds activate Skip Schumaker from the disabled list

    Jul 20, 2014, 1:17 PM EST

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    Skip Schumaker is back from the concussion disabled list and starting at second base for the Reds on Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.

  8. Skip Schumaker not cleared to return from concussion

    Jul 18, 2014, 9:35 PM EST

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    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.

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

    Jul 12, 2014, 4:14 PM EST

    Votto Getty

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

  10. Skip Schumaker placed on concussion disabled list

    Jul 12, 2014, 12:20 PM EST

    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.

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

    Jul 8, 2014, 11:51 AM EST

    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.

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

    Jul 7, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

    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.

  13. Skip Schumaker expected to miss a month with a dislocated shoulder

    Mar 22, 2014, 4:22 PM EST

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    According to Mark Sheldon of MLB.com, Reds utility man Skip Schumaker said this morning that he has a dislocated left shoulder and expects to miss around a month of action. Schumaker suffered the injury while attempting to make a diving catch in the seventh inning yesterday. Reds trainer Paul Lessard was able to pop his…

  14. 2014 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2013, 12:26 AM EST

    MLB: Yankees-Brian McCann Press Conference

    Here’s the rundown of where this winter’s top 150 free agents are landing, continuously updated throughout the offseason. Re-signings are posted in red, while players signing with new teams are in blue. Stars denote players who received qualifying offers and thus will cost their new team a draft pick if they sign elsewhere. (Non-tenders have…

  15. Skip Schumaker’s two-year deal with Reds worth $5 million

    Nov 19, 2013, 11:17 AM EST

    Los Angeles Dodgers v San Diego Padres

    Yesterday the Reds signed Skip Schumaker to a two-year contract and now Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com passes along the monetary details: He’ll get $5 million. Nick Punto‘s deal with the A’s pays him $3 million, with a $2.75 million option for 2015, so it appears as though the going rate for a veteran utility man…

  16. Skip Schumaker signs two-year deal with the Reds

    Nov 18, 2013, 4:46 PM EST

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    Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reports that Skip Schumaker has agreed to a two-year contract with the Reds, whose general manager Walt Jocketty was GM’ing the Cardinals when they drafted Schumaker back in 2001. After six seasons with the Cardinals he spent this year as a part-time player for the Dodgers, hitting .263 with two homers…

  17. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2014

    Nov 1, 2013, 8:00 AM EST

    Robinson Cano

    This year’s annual free agents column has expanded to a top 150, though I’m writing up just the top 55 (it was going to be 50, but I couldn’t help myself). The rest are presented in a list. Not included are players whose contract options are sure to be exercised. Players are ranked based not…

  18. Dodgers put up two runs in dramatic fourth inning

    Oct 15, 2013, 9:40 PM EST

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    We had some drama in the bottom of the fourth inning of this NLCS Game 4 at Dodger Stadium. Cardinals starter Lance Lynn served up a leadoff double to Adrian Gonzalez, a walk to Andre Ethier and then sent what appeared to be a brushback pitch in the direction of Yasiel Puig‘s head. Puig, who…

  19. Hanley Ramirez says he will play in NLCS Game 3 if he can withstand the pain

    Oct 13, 2013, 6:30 PM EST

    NLCS - Los Angeles Dodgers v St Louis Cardinals - Game One

    Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez sat out Game 2 of the NLCS after taking a 95 MPH Joe Kelly fastball to the ribs in the first inning of Game 1. X-rays were negative and he is still awaiting the results of a CT scan taken today, but he told the media that he will play in…

  20. Andre Ethier aiming to return for Game 3 of NLCS

    Oct 13, 2013, 11:29 AM EST

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    Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier played nearly 13 whole innings in Friday night’s NLCS Game 1 loss to the Cardinals and woke up on Saturday morning with renewed soreness in his troublesome lower left leg. Ethier was on the bench for Game 2 on Saturday afternoon but the situation has apparently improved. According to beat writers…

  21. NLCS, Game 2: Dodgers-Cardinals lineups

    Oct 12, 2013, 3:04 PM EST

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    Lineups for Game 2 of the NLCS in St. Louis … Dodgers: LF Carl Crawford 2B Mark Ellis 1B Adrian Gonzalez RF Yasiel Puig 3B Juan Uribe CF Skip Schumaker C A.J. Ellis SS Nick Punto SP Clayton Kershaw Big changes now that Hanley Ramirez has been scratched due to sore ribs. Carl Crawford and…

  22. Looking ahead to NLCS Game 2: Dodgers-Cardinals

    Oct 12, 2013, 10:43 AM EST

    Michael Wacha Getty

    The Dodgers and Cardinals will have little time to recover from their extra-inning marathon last night, as the two teams will meet in Game 2 of the NLCS this afternoon at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The game will start at 4 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on TBS. Here’s a quick look at…

  23. Andre Ethier not expected to play center field at start of NLCS

    Oct 10, 2013, 7:00 PM EST

    Los Angeles Dodgers batter Andre Ethier reacts in the dugout after he struck out against the New York Mets during their MLB National League baseball game in New York

    UPDATE: While the Dodgers were hopeful that Andre Ethier would be able to start in center field when the NLCS begins, CBS Sports’ Danny Knobler reports that he’s not expected to be ready by then. However, the good news is that his ankle has improved enough where he likely won’t need a pinch-runner if he…

  24. A bust for two years, Juan Uribe plays the hero now

    Oct 8, 2013, 2:02 AM EST

    Atlanta Braves v Los Angeles Dodgers - Game Four

    There was a great case for the Dodgers releasing Juan Uribe last winter. Fresh off a 24-homer campaign for the world champion Giants, Uribe was given a three-year, $21 million deal as a free agent after the 2010 season. It was a move widely panned at the time, and it worked out even worse than…

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