Cincinnati Reds center fielder, Billy Hamilton, has the kind of speed that can break records.
The year was 1989, and I was serving as the editor on Pete Rose’s forthcoming autobiography. But then, as the the manuscript was coming into final form, he was accused of gambling on games.
Shin-Soo Choo has officially joined the Texas Rangers, a team that went into this offseason looking to remake its offense. Choo has collected 20 homers and 20 stolen bases three times in his career.
Free agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo has agreed to a $130 million, seven-year contract with the Rangers.
General manager Brian Cashman said Wednesday the team isn’t shopping outfielder Brett Gardner, though they will listen to offers.
Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty says his organization hasn’t reached out to Paul O’Neill, despite a report to the contrary.
A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that the Reds will announce Friday that Baker will be replaced.
Sheen has watched his beloved Cincinnati Reds make the playoffs three times in four years. Too bad all those runs ended in the first round.
Daisuke Matsuzaka’s career has fizzled since his much-ballyhooed move from Japan to the Red Sox in 2007. But he hopes his seven-game stint with the Mets will drum up some interest in free agency.
Daisuke Matsuzaka scattered four hits in 7 2-3 shutout innings to win his third consecutive start, outdueling Cincinnati’s Mat Latos in the New York Mets’ 1-0 victory over the Reds on Wednesday.
The Mets may decide to go after a veteran pitcher with questions surrounding the health of ace Matt Harvey’s elbow.
“It’s like I’m Al Capone or something,” Rose said. “But guys are starting to come back to my side now because they see what is happening in baseball. Guys are doing things that alter records and they get 65 games. I got 24 years.”
Homer Bailey fretted for a moment as first baseman Joey Votto reached to pluck the ball out of the air for the final out. What next? Raise both arms in celebration.
Ike Davis will probably be sent down to Triple-A, but there are plenty of culprits to share the blame.
Davis is having a hard time with everything right now, from slow curves to soft grounders.