Another year, another narrative jam-packed with headlines of prosperity for Corey Kluber. The Cleveland Indians ace righted the starting rotation ship by piecing together a string of quality starts en route to a second nomination for the AL Cy Young Award.
November 16, 2016
The Reds faced a familiar foe in the wild-card play-in and their season-ending woes continued to limit their post season to only one game, a 6-2 loss at Pittsburgh. Johnny Cueto was ineffective and the Pirates never looked back after taking a second inning lead from two homers.
October 1, 2013
Though the Reds won't be running away with another division championship like they did last year, they are still in the lead for the second wild card spot despite increased competition in the division and a rash of injuries. Now they're hoping to get healthy in time for a pennant stretch.
August 7, 2013
Friday marked Ryan Ludwicks third rehab appearance as he works to get back into the Reds lineup after suffering a separated shoulder on opening day. Big expectations were expected of the lineup with the addition of Shin-Soo Choo atop of it and Brandon Phillips hitting behind him. The Reds are hopeful that will finally materialize over the final two months of the season.
July 27, 2013
The Reds re-vamped their lineup over the season by acquiring Shin-Soo Choo to lead off and re-signing Ryan Ludwick to clean up releasing Brandon Phillips to move into the number two slot ahead of Joey Votto. Just two games into the season that plan has been put on hold from Ludwick's injury and it appears Phillips will once again get pulled back into the fourth slot.
April 3, 2013
The Reds came into the offseason with a to-do list as they prepare to defend their NL Central crown in 2013. In their first move they retained Jonathan Broxton to move into a closer role and free Aroldis Chapman to move into the rotation. Stories Saturday confirmed that Ryan Ludwick will return to left field after heavy rumors that both sides were close to a two-year deal.
December 9, 2012