Cincinnati Reds Wiretap

Marlins Acquire Latos From Reds

Dec 11, 2014 1:55 PM

The Miami Marlins have acquired Mat Latos from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for pitching prospect Anthony DeSclafani and young catcher Chad Wallach.

Jayson Stark/ESPN

Tags: Miami Marlins, Cincinnati Reds, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Reds Deal Alfredo Simon To Tigers

Dec 11, 2014 1:49 PM

The Cincinnati Reds have traded Alfredo Simon to the Detroit Tigers.

The Tigers will send shortstop Eugenio Suarez and pitching prospect Jonathan Crawford to the Reds.

Jon Morosi/FOX Sports

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Reds, Tigers Discussing Starting Pitcher

Dec 11, 2014 11:00 AM

The Cincinnati Reds and Detroit Tigers are discussing a trade that would send a starting pitcher to the American League.

The two clubs could be close to an agreement. Discussions are separate from Detroit's trade with the Boston Red Sox involving Yoenis Cespedes and Rick Porcello.

The Reds have a number of starting pitchers entering the final year of their contracts.

Jon Morosi/FOX Sports

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Chapman May Be Available, Marlins An Option

Dec 9, 2014 7:57 PM

The Cincinnati Reds appear willing to listen to offers for Aroldis Chapman, according to a source.

Chapman could drew heavy interest if truly on the market. The Miami Marlins could be an option as they are seeking pitching.

To this point, there haven't been any serious trade conversations.

Joe Frisaro/MLB

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Miami Marlins, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Blue Jays, Reds, Royals In Mix For Melky Cabrera

Dec 3, 2014 3:56 PM

The Kansas City Royals have been in contact with Melky Cabrera as they look for offense, although he may prove to be too expensive.

The Cincinnati Reds and Toronto Blue Jays have also shown interest in Carbera, while the Seattle Mariners, Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox are contenders as well.

Cabrera hit .301 with 16 home runs and 73 RBI this past season. The 30-year-old is said to be seeking at least a five-year deal.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Tags: Kansas City Royals, Cincinnati Reds, Toronto Blue Jays, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Dodgers Acquire Chris Heisey From Reds

Dec 3, 2014 7:31 AM

The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired Chris Heisey from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for right-hander Matt Magill.

Heisey, who will turn 30 this month, is a .247 career hitter with 50 home runs over parts of five seasons.

He is eligible for salary arbitration and is projected to earn slightly more than $2 million in 2015.

Jerry Crasnick/ESPN

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Cincinnati Reds, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

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Reds Want 'Inexpensive Major-League Ready Players' For Bruce

Nov 28, 2014 8:44 AM

The Cincinnati Reds are looking to trade Jay Bruce and want "inexpensive major-league ready players" in return, according to scouts from a rival club.

Bruce will earn $12 million next season, $12.5 million in 2016 and has a $13 million option for 2017 with a $1 million buyout.

Bob Elliott/Toronto Sun

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Kevin Towers Joins Cincinnati's Front Office

Nov 26, 2014 9:15 AM

The Cincinnati Reds have hired Kevin Towers as a special assistant for player personnel.

Towers spent the past four years as general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks. He also was general manager of the San Diego Padres from 1996 to 2009.

Associated Press

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Misc Rumor

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Blue Jays Discussing Jay Bruce Internally

Nov 25, 2014 9:01 AM

The Toronto Blue Jays have discussed the possibility of targeting Jay Bruce internally, according to a report.

The Cincinnati Reds are shopping Bruce, who is owed $12 million next season and $12.5 million in '16 with a $13 million club option for '17.

Bruce is a .251 career hitter with 182 homers in seven Major League seasons.

Cash Kruth/MLB

Tags: Toronto Blue Jays, Cincinnati Reds, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Padres Have Interest In Trading For Bruce

Nov 21, 2014 4:58 PM

The San Diego Padres have interest in acquiring Jay Bruce in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds.

First-year general manager A.J. Preller is looking to update the team's offense.

The Padres are also showing strong interest in Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas and free-agent Pablo Sandoval.

Corey Brock/MLB

Tags: San Diego Padres, Cincinnati Reds, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Reds Could Trade Jay Bruce
The Reds have been rumored to be shopping a starting pitcher, but they could also entertain offers for Jay Bruce.

FOX Sports

Reds Release Carlos Marmol
Carlos Marmol signed a Minor League deal with Cincinnati back in May.

Matt Eddy/Baseball America

Major Individual Award Finalists Announced
The BWAA has revealed the top three finalists for the American League and National League for Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young and Most Valuable Player.


Reds Pick Up Cueto's Option For 2015
Johnny Cueto, who will be paid $10 million in 2015, finished last season with a 20-9 record and 2.25 ERA.


Reds Decline Options On Ludwick, Hannahan
The Reds have declined their $9 million option on Ryan Ludwick and $4 million option on Jack Hannahan for the 2015 season.

Chris Cotillo/MLB Daily Dish

Aroldis Chapman Changes Agents
Aroldis Chapman has changed agents and will now be represented by Relativity Baseball.

Jeff Passan/Yahoo! Sports

Pete Rose Believes He'll Eventually Make Hall Of Fame
Rose agreed to a lifetime ban in August 1989 following an investigation that concluded he bet on the Reds to win while managing the team.


Cueto Hopes To Remain With Reds Over Long-Term
Johnny Cueto, 28, can become a free agent for the first time after the 2015 season.

Mark Sheldon/MLB

Reds Have Decisions To Make On Pitching Staff
The Reds have their entire starting rotation under contract for the 2015 season, but only Homer Bailey is signed longer.

C. Trent Rosecrans/Cincinnati Enquirer

Reds Extend GM Jocketty Through 2016
The Reds are 74-86 with two games to play on Saturday, their worst showing since 2008.

Rangers Unlikely To Include Gallo In Big Trade
Joey Gallo hit 42 home runs in the minor leagues this season.

Nick Cafardo/Boston Globe

Reds Get Shackelford, Astin In Broxton Trade
The Reds have received two pitching prospects as the players to be named in the trade that sent Jonathan Broxton to the Brewers.

Homer Bailey To Undergo Forearm Surgery
Homer Bailey will undergo surgery Friday on his right forearm to repair a flexor mass tendon tear.


Reds Shut Homer Bailey Down For Season
Homer Bailey has been on the disabled list since Aug. 16 with a flexor mass strain in his right arm.

C. Trent Rosecrans/Cincinnati Enquirer

Broxton Wasn't Expecting Trade From Reds
Jonathan Broxton was surprised to hear that the Reds had traded him to the Brewers.

Tom Haudricourt/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Chapman In Position To Set Mark For Velocity
Aroldis Chapman is poised to do something no Major Leaguer ever has, have a fastball average 100 mph for an entire season.

Mark Sheldon/MLB

Brewers Trade For Jonathan Broxton
The Brewers have obtained Jonathan Broxton from the Reds for two players to be named later.

Hamilton Becomes Youngest Red To Steal 50 Bases
Billy Hamilton has added another feat to his impressive rookie season.

Mark Sheldon/MLB

Latos, Leake Placed On Revocable Waivers
Cincinnati might move a starter before the start of the 2015 season.

Steve Adams/MLB Trade Rumors

Reds-Rockies Postponed Because Of Water Main Break
Saturday night's game between the Reds and Rockies was postponed because of a water main break just steps from the primary entrance to the ballpark.

Associated Press