The Reds have invited to Major League spring training camp 15 non-roster players, including RHP Nick Christiani, LHP Wilkin De La Rosa, RHP Justin Freeman, RHP Drew Hayes, RHP Chad Rogers, C Nevin Ashley, C Tucker Barnhart, C Corky Miller, IF Emmanuel Burriss, IF Cesar Izturis, IF Kristopher Negron, OF Billy Hamilton, OF Ryan LaMarre, OF Denis Phipps and OF Derrick Robinson.

Click on the PDF link below for an updated Spring Training roster…

2013 Spring Training Roster


Tonight’s Hot Stove League show will be the last of the off-season to emanate from Holy Grail Banks, located across the street from Great American Ball Park…RHP Logan Ondrusek is scheduled to attend tonight’s 6:00 p.m. show with hosts Marty and Thom Brennaman…next week, the Hot Stove League will be broadcast Wednesday (January 23) at the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum as part of the Reds Caravan kickoff ceremonies…members of the traveling caravan will attend that show hosted by Jim Kelch and Marty.


Listen to some good music this year.  Check out the five current albums I’m listening to, over on the sidebar of this page —>


Here’s a great piece from about Reds owner Bob Castellini receiving a much-deserved honor from Northern Kentucky University.


For those of you folks who love the game-used stuff, Reds Authentics has posted a new Reds Auction HERE.  Check it out, there’s a ton of really cool items.


Team USA’s provisional roster for the 2013 World Baseball Classic will be announced Thursday at 10am ET on MLB Network.


Today is the last day to submit your applications for the 2013 Reds/P&G Community Makeover.  Applications are available online at  P&G and the Reds will select one local community for a project that includes ballfield and other neighborhood improvements, similar to the Cheviot Fieldhouse restoration in 2012 and the North College Hill varsity baseball diamond and community center efforts in 2011.  the Reds Community Fund also will select a minimum of 2 additional ballfield projects to support.


ELIGIBLE FOR ARBITRATION: RHP Homer Bailey, CF Shin-Soo Choo, OF Chris Heisey, RHP Mat Latos, RHP Mike Leake, RHP Logan Ondrusek and RHP Alfredo Simon.

OUT OF OPTIONS: The following players on the Reds’ 40-man roster do not have options: RHP Jose Arredondo, RHP Bronson Arroyo, RHP Homer Bailey, IF Jason Donald, CF Shin-Soo Choo, IF Jack Hannahan, OF Ryan Ludwick, RHP Nick Masset, OF Xavier Paul, 2B Brandon Phillips and RHP Alfredo Simon.


More in a bit.  Thanks for logging on!

Expect good news


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